Vincent Kipchumba fine-tuned his London Marathon preparations with a
solid win at the Beyond Zero Half Marathon in Nairobi, yesterday.
Kipchumba, the 2019 Amsterdam marathon champion, won the race at
Nyayo Stadium in 1:01.54 with Nicholas Kosimbei, the 2014 World Under-10
10,000m bronze medallist, coming home second in a time of 1:02.28.
Albert Kagongo (1:02.30) finished third.
Abedenego Cheruiyot clocked 1:02.32 in fourth place while John Langat finished fifth in 1:02.35.
“This is a great result for me. It will really boost my
preparations ahead of London Marathon due for next month,” said
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