• Star Studded Field Set for Birmingham Cross Country 4km

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Several World and Olympic games medalists will contest next month at the  Great Birmingham Cross Country International 4km race, the race organizers announced on Thursday. 

It will take something for defending Great Edinburgh cross country champion Garrett Heath of USA to win this race again as Kenyans send one of their their best cross and  track talent to Scottish capital on January 10. 

The Kenyan cross team will be led 2013 world cross country champion Japhet Korir.  Besides Korir on the Kenyan team are Asbel Kiprop the 2013 world 1500m champion and the 2008 Olympic champion; James Magut  the 2014 Commonwealth 1500m champion and Silas Kiplagat, who posted the fastest time over the 1500m in 2014.  Another big name on the Kenyan team is Jairus Birech, who clocked the fastest 3000m  steeple-chase time in the world this year. 

Yomif Kejelcha, who won the 5000m gold at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon, this summer will be only Ethiopian star on the line on January 10.

Another big name on the list is the-40-year old legend Bernard Lagat of the United States, who has won multiple World championships and Olympic games medals over 1500m, 3000m and 5000m events. 

International men's 4km field

Asbel Kiprop (KEN), Yomif Kejelcha (ETH), Barnabas Kipyego (KEN), James Magut (KEN), Augustine Choge (KEN), Bernard Lagat (USA), Garrett Heath (USA), Paul Robinson (IRL), Krystian Zalewski (POL), Silas Kiplagat (KEN), Thomas Longosiwa (KEN), Edwin Soi (KEN), Japhet Korir (KEN), Jairus Birech (KEN), Tom Lancashire (GBR), Kyle Langford (GBR), Chris O'Hare (GBR), Ross Murray (GBR), Andrew Heyes (GBR), Richard Goodman (GBR), Michael Callegari (GBR), Ryan McLeod (GBR).

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