–Athletics: Rupp, Dibaba claim Chicago Marathon victories

October 8, 2017

Defending champion Abel Kirui of Kenya was second in 2:09:48 with countryman Bernard Kipyego third in 2:10:23.

Dibaba, a world record holder on the track, won her first marathon in 2:18.31.

Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei was a distant second in 2:20:22 with American Jordan Hasay third in 2:20:57.

(Reporting by Gene Cherry in Salvo, North Carolina; Editing by Toby Davis) – #1 News in a FLASH

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