• Stephen Mokoka from SA and JO Pavey from Great Britain are Winners of the Bupa Great South 10 mile run
South African Stephen Mokoka won the the Bupa Great South Run in Portsmouth, England, on Sunday.
Mokoka crossed the line in 46 minutes, 40 seconds (46:40) to secure victory in the 10 mile (16.09km) race. With this victory Mokoka became the third South African runner to win the Great South Run.
The South African held off Spaniard Ayad Lamdassem by four seconds. Ethiopian Tariku Bekele, the Olympic 10000m bronze medallist, finished third with a time of 46.45 just one second behind Lamdassem.
Great Britain Jo Pavey won the womens race in 53:00. Runner up Jess Coulson ran 43 seconds slower than the winner while Ethipopias Berhane Adere finished in third position 53.55.
Top 10 Finishers Men
Womens top 10 Finishers
1.JO PAVEY 53:00
8.EMMA PALLANT 55:26
9.JULIA BLEASDALE 55:35
10.NORIKO MATSUOKA 56:08