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Lebid and Farah rematch set for New Year's eve at BOclassic

Mo Farah of Great Britain and Ukraine’s Sergiy Lebid, the silver and bronze medallists at Sunday’s European XC championships will have a rematch up at the 35th edition of the BOclassic on New Year’s eve. In the women’s race, Aniko Kalovics, the 2006 winner will be racing in Bolzano.

The 35th edition of the BOclassic will be celebrated this New Year’s Eve run with Lebid and Farah, who are both former European XC champions – the Ukranian eight-times – joining a cast which is already headed by the winner of the last two editions, Edwin Soi of Kenya.

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Lebid is the only European winner of the BOclassic since 1990, and nobody has taken more victories in Bolzano than the Ukrainian with his five wins; last year he was second behind Soi. The Kenyan, who is the Beijing Olympic 5000m bronze medallist, is again the favourite…..Read More

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