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Kenyans sweep all podium positions during the 39th Bank of America Chicago marathon Kenyans dominated the Chicago marathon this past Sunday (Oct. 9) with men taking the first five positions, while women took the first four. But, if there is one athlete who must have felt the greatest joy after the Chicago marathon,then it would be the two times world champion, Abel Kirui. Kirui had failed to win any marathon since he defended his world title in 2011. Sometimes, he would get injuries close to his major races and at other times, he would fall sick and would drop out of his major races. This led to him being left out of Kenya's teams to world major events, despite him proving in the first that he was a championship athlete. The competition for a place in Kenya's teams is always competitive and selectors always have to use the results of major marathons to name athletes into t...

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