01 Dec '17, 12pm

Chesir back to defend Singapore marathon

Chesir back to defend Singapore marathon

Shares Rebecca Kangogo Chesir wins the Singapore Marathon (Organisers) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 1 – Kenyans Cyprian Kotut and Rebecca Chesir lead their respective fields at the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday. Chesir returns to the southeast Asian island city-state to defend her title in the women’s race. Running in warm conditions after an early 04:30 start, Chesir won last year’s edition by more than a minute in 2:43:03. But the 25-year-old has run considerably faster several times in her career, topped by a 2:24:25 run in Vienna last April where she finished second. More recently, she finished second in Beijing in September, clocking 2:30:31. Others expected in the chase are her compatriots Peninah Arusei and Pamela Rotich. Arusei, 38, set her 2:27:17 best back in 2011, but has remained competitive, finishing second ...

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Chesir back to defend Singapore Marathon title

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