Kenyan Cheruiyot wins Athletics world cross-country title

AFP, Sunday 20 Mar 2011

Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot won the women's world cross-country title on Sunday

The reigning World, African and Commonwealth champion at 5000m clocked 24min 58sec over the 8km course to finish 9sec ahead of compatriot, Linet Masai, winning her third successive silver.

American, Shalane Flanagan took a surprise bronze, a further 3sec adrift, for a first American medal since 2003.

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