Kiptanui finishes 2017 on a high after after winning in Madrid
20 days ago, 13:16
Kenya’s Erick Kiptanui and Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka were the overwhelming victors at Madrid’s 53th San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (31). While unheralded Kiptanui produced the race’s third fastest ever time by clocking 27:34, Burka stormed to a 30:55 victory to miss her own race record by just two seconds. Spain’s Daniel Mateo, who had finished a creditable eighth at the European Cross Country Championships in Samorin, was the early leader. The first uphill kilo ...