Kosgei snatches gold for Kenya in
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.
Adere bides her time and takes
women's title in sprint finish
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.
races wide open on Sunday
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 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.