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Posted at 3:20 a.m., Sunday, April 5, 2009

Running: Kipruto sets race record at Paris Marathon

Associated Press

PARIS Vincent Kipruto has set a race record Sunday at the Paris Marathon, winning in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 47 seconds.

The 21-year-old Kenyan bettered the previous record of 2:06:33, set by Mike Rotich of Kenya in 2003.

Bazu Worka of Ethiopia was second in 2:06:15, and David Kiyeng of Kenya was third in 2:06:26.

Atsede Bayisa of Kenya won the woman's race in 2:24:42. Aselefech Mergia of Kenya was second and Christelle Daunay of France took third.