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Derartu Tulu Won New York City Marathon.

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Derartu Tulu Won New York City Marathon.

Unread postby ኦሽንoc » 01 Nov 2009 12:04


NEW YORK (AP) — Derartu Tulu of Ethiopia has won the New York City Marathon in her comeback to the sport.

She pulled away in the final mile Sunday, with 41-year-old Russian Ludmila Petrova the runner-up for the second straight year.

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Two-time defending champ Paula Radcliffe was fourth. The world record-holder from Britain fell back from the lead pack in the 22nd mile. She grabbed her left leg in pain after finishing.

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The 37-year-old Tulu won Olympic gold medals on the track in the 10,000 meters in 1992 and 2000. She hadn't won a major marathon since 2001 in London.

Christelle Daunay of France was third.

Source:LATimes

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