Muktar Edris winning BOClassic, December 31, 2017, photo by PhotoRun.net
Edris and Tirop
BOLZANO (ITA, Dec 31): Ethiopia’s world 5000m champion Muktar Edris defended his title in the 10km at the BOClassic in Bolzano in 28:45 ahead of Moroccans Soufiane Bouqantar (29:07) and Hicham Amghar (29:08). Yemane Crippa was the top European finisher on home soil in 29:25, ahead of Norway’s Sondre Nordstad Moen (29:28) and Turkey’s Kaan Kigen Ozbilen (29:30). Kenyans were first and second in the women’s race courtesy of Agnes Tirop (15:30) and Margaret Kipkemboi (15:58). Stephanie Twell was third in 16:03, just ahead of British teammate Emilia Gorecka (16:09) and Italy’s Margherita Magnani (16:31).
Agnes Tirop winning BOclassic, December 31, 2017, photo by PhotoRun.net