Kenya's Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat (L-R), Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana, Kenya's Mary Jepkosgei Keitany, Ethiopia's Mare Dibaba and Kenya's Priscah Jeptoo compete in the women's marathon final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall August 5, 2012. REUTERS/M
Ethiopia's Gelana wins marathon gold
Posted : Sunday, 05 August 2012 08:37AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana held off Kenyan Priscah Jeptoo to win gold in a soggy Olympic women's marathon on Sunday.
Gelana clocked two hours 23 minutes and seven seconds, finishing five seconds ahead of Jeptoo. Russian Tatyana Petrova Arkhipova won bronze.
(Reporting by Justin Palmer, editing by Ed Osmond)
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