Kiplagat ends cross country career at the very top

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    Holland’s Lornah Kiplagat yesterday added another IAAF accolade to her World Road Running Championships victory last October stunning her fans – in both Europe and Africa – after an emphatic victory in the women's eight kilometres race at the 35th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Mombasa, Kenya, which earned her a prize of US$30,000.

    It was a glorious success for the Kenyan-born star on home soil, but sadly the victory saw the announcement she doesn't in the future plan attempting to retain or regain her title.

    “This is my last my last cross country race,” insisted the 32-year-old Dutch star, who switched allegiance to the European nation after marrying husband and Coach Pieter Langerhorst.

    IAAF article


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