Sunday, August 5, 2012

Tiki Gelana Wins Women’s Marathon Olympic Gold

Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana won the women's marathon Olympic gold medal on Sunday in an Olympic record time 2 hours 23 minutes 7 seconds.
Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya took silver in 2:23:12. Russia's Tatyana Petrova Arkhipova took the bronze.

Tiki, who won the Rotterdam marathon this year, became the first Ethiopian to win the women's Olympic marathon since Fatuma Roba in 1996.

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