Kitata wins London Marathon as Kipchoge struggles; Kosgei imperious

Superstar Eliud Kipchoge faded in the closing stages as Shura Kitata became the surprise winner of the London marathon on Sunday, while Brigit Kosgei lived up to her top billing on the women’s side.Ethiopia’s Kitata, 24, proved strongest in a dramatic three-man finish to the line, clocking 2 hours, 5 minutes, 21 seconds over the classic 42.195-kilometre distance.Vincent Kipchumba of Kenya was one second adrift in second and a second Ethiopian, Sisai Lemma, another three seconds back in third.Kipchoge, the title holder, four-time London winner and world-record holder from Kenya, faded from the …

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