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Ethiopia’s Kitata Dethrones Kipchoge In London Marathon

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Shura Kitata Tola is the 2020 London marathon winner – crossing the tape in 2:05: 58.

The 24-year-old Ethiopian dethroned race’s firm favourite and the reigning world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge, who finished a distant eighth.

Kipchoge, 35, has won the London marathon four times.

Kenya’s Vincent Kipchumba finished second, coming just seconds off rescuing the crown from leaving Kenya.

Read: VIDEO: Brigid Kosgei Defends London Marathon Crown

In the women’s category, world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei was peerless, winning the race in 2:14:04.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.

Email: news@kahawatungu.com

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