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David Kiplagat storms to victory at Cáceres Cross Country

David Kiplagat storms to victory at Cáceres Cross Country

Kenya’s David Kiplagat stormed to victory in the men’s 10km race at the LIII Cáceres Cross Country Gran Premio held on Sunday (21) in Malpartida de Plasencia.

The 30 year-old took the honors in a time of 29:24 and was closely followed by Spain’s Fernando Carro Morillo in second place in 29:32 with Andre Perira closing the podium three finishes in 29:33.

In the women category, Ethiopia’s Likina Amebaw took the honors in 33:03 and was followed by Irene Sánchez Escribano of Spain in 34:07 with Majida Maayouf Chajra wrapping up the podium three finishes in 34:20.

LEADING RESULTS

10KM MEN

  1. David Kiplagat              (KEN) 29:24
  2. Fernando Carro            (SPN) 29:32
  3. Andre Perira                 (SPN) 29:33

9KM WOMEN

  1. Likina Amebaw                (ETH) 33:03
  2. Irene Sanchez-Escribano (SPN) 34:07
  3. Majida Maayouf Chajra   (ESP) 34:20

Author

  • John Vaselyne

    John Vaselyne is the founder of Athletics News. Africa’s only Independent Athletics News website. He has covered World U18 and U20 Championships, World Cross Country Championships, Four Continental Tour Gold Series, Wanda Diamond League. He has passion for the Sport and has over seven years experience in this area of sport. He is also the Leading Athletics Pundit in the Country, having been hosted in ALL leading TV stations in Kenya

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