VLM 2010 - Russian women take first and second

Discussion in 'Sports, Adventure Training and Events' started by Goatman, Apr 25, 2010.

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  1. Lilya Shobukhova -Russia

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  2. Paula Radcliffe - GB

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  3. Merga - Ethiopia

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  4. Deena Kastor - USA

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  5. Other - who?

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  1. Goatman

    Goatman LE Book Reviewer

    Shobhukova wastes the opposition to take first place in 2hrs 22 - Davay!

    Fantastic run - well done the Russian girls, bad luck Mara .

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    Rather better picture in the Reuters report - SOURCE

    - and just to put it into context, the winning time ( and believe me, the Kenyans and Ethiopians were nowhere in sight ) was some 7 minutes slower than the women's world record time set by that slacker Paula Radcliffe in 2003 who set a time of....er...... 2:15:25