Kosgei passes Gharib to win gold in BrusselsKosgei snatches gold for Kenya in final metres
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5 May 2002 – Brussels, Belgium – It was neck and neck to the line in the men’s race, but at the finish Kenya’s Paul Kosgei slipped past Morocco's Jaouad Gharib to win the Championships in a time of 1:00:39, just three seconds ahead of the Moroccan. More>>>


Berhane Adere wins World Half Marathon Championships for EthiopiaAdere bides her time and takes women's title in sprint finish
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5 May 2002 – Brussels, Belgium – Defying the weather and a collision with an attention seeking  spectator who had run out in front of the leaders, 28 year old Berhane Adere won the final sprint to take gold at the 11th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships here this morning. It was the first time that an Ethiopian woman had won gold in the Championships. More>>>


Athletes press conference on eve of the ChampionshipsBoth races wide open on Sunday
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4 May 2002 – Brussels, Belgium – According to two of the athletes considered to be leading medal prospects for Sunday’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, both races are wide open. More>>>


Mourhit wins XCC in 2000Injured Mourhit still aiming high

3 May 2002 – Brussels, Belgium – Mohammed Mourhit, Belgium’s strongest male medal contender for Sunday’s World Half Marathon Championships, said this afternoon that he entertained modest hopes for victory in the event. More>>>
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