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Kenyans Sweep Men’s 800 Meters In India

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Oct. 10, 2010

Lalang leads 1-2-3 finish in Commonwealth Games final.

World-record holder David Rudisha of Kenya chose not to compete at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, but it didn’t matter as his countrymen swept the top three spots in men’s 800-meter final on Sunday.

Boaz Lalang took the top spot, running 1:46.60. He was followed across the finish line by Richard Kiplagat in second (1:46.95) and Abraham Kiplangat in third (1:47.37).

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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