World 5000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot beat her Kenyan teammate Linet Masai in a sprint finish to win the adidas Women’s 5k Challenge in London’s Hyde Park this afternoon (6).

Running just two days after finishing second over 2000m at the Brussels Golden League meeting, Cheruiyot ended four years of Ethiopian dominance at this event when she burst ahead of Masai and Ethiopia’s Aberu Kebede in the last 200m to clock 15 minutes 11 seconds.

“I was a bit tired because I have just come from Brussels,” said Cheruiyot, who is the first Kenyan to win this annual London road race since Tegla Loroupe in 2000.World 5000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot beat her Kenyan teammate Linet Masai in a sprint finish to win the adidas Women’s 5k Challenge in London’s Hyde Park this afternoon (6)…..Read More

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