26 Mar '16, 5pm

Guy falls, gets trampled, picks himself up & dominates World Half Marathon Championships

Guy falls, gets trampled, picks himself up & dominates World Half Marathon Championships

While Mo Farah remains the favorite to capture 10,000m gold in Rio (and 5,000m as well), Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor has taken a healthy bite out of that narrative after his dominant victory at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff, Wales. Kamworor won his second straight title at this event on Saturday in 59:10 in brutal conditions, with this one undoubtedly the shiniest crown of his career as he trounced the bronze medalist Farah by a massive 49-seconds. The win makes the 23-year-old the first Kenyan man to go back-to-back since Paul Tergat in ’99-’00, but more importantly, his thumping of the reigning double Olympic champion adds a thick layer of intrigue to their highly anticipated clash in Rio. The half marathon and 10,000m are obviously vastly different races, but Kamworor— the silver medalist in last summer's World Championship 10,000m— made a statement...

Full article: http://www.flotrack.org/article/40577-kenyan-duo-clobber-...

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