I have a few minutes ago lost a bet on who was to win the NYC marathon. It is unfortunate that countryman, Paul tergat did not do me as proud as I expected but I loved the Kenyans perfomance in the marathon. Five slots out of the top 8 is a celebratable fete. The women too did a great job and I loved that too. I now just wish that out soccerscene could be worth celebrating as the Athletics one.
Speaking of soccer, yes for all those who have been calling me a gooner today, Chelsea has also lost to Totttenham. T least we are not the only ones who lost today. Until next weekend unless otherswise I am not talking about football.
1. Marilson Gomes dos Santos, Brazil, 2:09:58
2. Stephen Kiogora, Kenya, 2:10:06.
3. Paul Tergat, Kenya, 2:10:10.
4. Daniel Yego, Kenya, 2:10:34.
5. Rodgers Rop, Kenya, 2:11:24.
6. Stefano Baldini, Italy, 2:11:33.
7. William Kipsang, Kenya, 2:11:54.
8. Hailu Negussie, Ethiopia, 2:12:12.
1. Jelena Prokopcuka, Latvia, 2:25:05.
2. Tatiana Hladyr, Ukraine, 2:26:05.
3. Catherine Ndereba, Kenya, 2:26:58.
4. Rita Jeptoo, Kenya, 2:26:59.
5. Lidiya Grigoryeva, Russia, 2:27:21.
6. Deena Kastor, Mammoth Lakes, Calif., 2:27:54.
7. Nina Rillstone, New Zealand, 2:31:19.
8. Lornah Kiplagat, Netherlands, 2:32:31.