Viola Kibiwott, photo by PhotoRun.net
HOUILLES (FRA, Dec 18): On her 10 km debut, world 5000m fourth-placer Viola Kibiwott won the Corrida de Houilles in 31:14 ahead of Katrina Wootton in a big PB of 31:47 to move into the UK all-time top-10. Carolyne Jepkosgei was a distant third in 32:54. The top four finishes were all credited with the same finishing time of 28:19 but defending champion Cornelius Kangogo winning his third title ahead of Jemal Yimer Mekonnen and El-Mahjoud Dazza. Julien Wanders was the top European finisher in sixth in a Swiss record of 28:21.
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