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• Sambu Wins, Lagat Smashes World Masters Record at Great Run Manchester

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Kenya's Stephen Sambu was the overall winner at Sunday's Great Run Manchester 10k, while 40 year old running legend, Bernard Lagat, shattered world +40 masters record.

 

Sambu took the win with a fast time of 27:30 ahead of South Africa's Stephen Mokoka. USA's multiple world championships gold medalist on the track in his 10k debut smashed Haile Gebrselassie's masters world record by cloking 27:48 seconds for third. Lagat also tide Mark Nenow's American 10k road record. Previous record stood at 28:00 mins.

The women's race was won by Kenya's Betsy Saina who finished after 31:49 ahead of Great Britain's Gemma Steel 31:55 and compatriot Edna Kiplagat 31:57.

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Top Results Men

Name Pos Finish Time
STEPHEN SAMBU 1 00:27:30
STEPHEN MOKOKA 2 00:27:38
BERNARD LAGAT 3 00:27:48
WILSON KIPSANG 4 00:27:53
LEONARD KOMON 5 00:28:19
TESFAALEM MEHARI 6 00:28:23
ANDREW BUTCHART 7 00:29:09
ROSS MILLINGTON 8 00:29:11
JONATHAN TAYLOR 9 00:29:19
MARK CHRISTIE 10 00:29:20

Top Results Women

Name Pos Finish Time
BETSY SAINA 1 00:31:49
GEMMA STEEL 2 00:31:55
EDNA KIPLAGAT 3 00:31:57
CAROLINE KILEL 4 00:32:18
DIANE NUKURI 5 00:32:27
JELENA PROKOPCUKA 6 00:32:33
FIONNUALA BRITTON 7 00:32:56
TIKI GELANA 8 00:33:12
JESS COULSON 9 00:33:15
JO PAVEY 10 00:33:21

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