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Latest Multimedia

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- Dathan Ritzenhein in action in th emen's junior race 03/25/2001
Dathan Ritzenhein of the USA surprisingly won bronze in the men's junior race in Ostend 


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- Women's short cross country race 03/25/2001
Action from the women's short race at IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Ostend, Belgium 


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- Mattew Tegenkamp in the men's junior race 03/25/2001
Mattew Tegenkamp of the USA on his way to finishing fifth in the men's junior race in Ostend 


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- Wami and Radcliffe leading the women's short race in Ostend 03/25/2001
Gete Wami of Ethiopia and Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain in action in the women's short race in Ostend. Wami will outsprint Radcliffe to win her third world cross country title 


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- Action from the women's short race in Ostend 03/25/2001
Gete Wami and Paula Radcliffe battling during the women's short race in Ostend 


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- Action picture from the men's long race in Ostend 03/25/2001
Mohamed Mourhit leads the pack in the men's long race in the IAAF Cross Country Championships in Ostend 


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- Gete Wami winning the women's short race in Ostend 03/25/2001
Ethiopia's Gete Wami crosses the finish line to win the women's short race in Ostend, Belgium 


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- Mohamed Mourhit in action in Ostend 03/25/2001
Belgium's Mohamed Mourhit on his way to winning the men's long race in Ostend, Belgium 


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- Action from the men's junior race in Ostend 03/25/2001
Bekele (115) on his way to winning the men's junior cross country race in Ostend, Belgium 


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- Kenenisa Bekele in action in Ostend 03/25/2001
Kenenisa Bekele from Ethiopia on his way to winning the men's junior race in 25:04 


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- Kenenisa Bekele winning the men's junior race 03/25/2001
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele crossing the line to win the men's junior cross country in Ostend 


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- Enock Koech in action in the men's short race in Ostend 03/24/2001
Keny's Enock Koech breaking away from the pack in the men's short race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Ostend 


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- Paula Radcliffe receiving gold medal 03/24/2001
Great Britain's Paula Radcliffe shows off her gold medal after winning the women's long race in Ostend 


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- Deena Drossin in action in the women's long race in Ostend 03/24/2001
American Deena Drossin on her way to finish 12th in the women's long race at IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Ostend 


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- Race conditions in Ostend included deep mud and cool temperature 03/24/2001
Action picture during the Women's long race in Ostend World Cross Country Champioships 


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- Race conditions in Ostend including deep mud and cool temperature 03/24/2001
Action picture during the Women's long race in Ostend World Cross Country Champioships 


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- Action from the Women's Junior race in Ostend 03/24/2001
Kenya's Viola Kibiwot (850) still in the pack before edging Ethiopia's Abebech Negussie (748) and Aster Bacha (740) to win the Women's Junior race in Ostend 


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- Action from the Men's short race in Ostend 03/24/2001
Kenya's Enock Koech (320) on his way to winning the men's short race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Ostend, Belgium 


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- Paula Radcliffe crosses the finish line in Ostend 03/24/2001
Great Britain Paula Radcliffe wins the women's long race in Ostend in 27:49, three seconds ahead of send place finisher Gete Wami of Ethiopia 


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- Early stages of the women's long race in Ostend 03/24/2001
Action from the Women's long race at IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Ostend, Belgium 


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- Action from the Women's long race in Ostend 03/24/2001
Paula Radcliffe and Gete Wami still in the pack in the early stages of the Women's long race at IAAF World Cross Country Championships 


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- Paula Radcliffe celebrating after winning the world cross country in Ostend 03/24/2001
After finishig second in 1997 and 1998 and third in 1999, Paula Radcliffe finally wins the women's long race in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Ostend 


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- Paula Radcliffe crossing the finish line in Ostend 03/24/2001
Great Britain's Paula Radcliffe crosses the line in 27:49 in the Women's cross country long race to win her first ever World Cross Championships title 


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- Paula Radcliffe edging Gete Wami in Ostend 03/24/2001
Paula Radcliffe (GBR) and Gete Wami (ETH) battling in Ostend's mud in the Women's cross country long race 


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- Paula Radcliffe leading the Women's Long Race in Ostend 03/24/2001
Great Britain's Paula Radcliffe on her way to winning her first ever World Cross Country Championships title