Cynthia Jerop, went out hard on the more than 21 kilometres long course through Gothenburg. It also saw in the almost 21 kilometers out to be enough for the victory for the kenyanskan.
But Tabitha Gichia had plenty of power left and picked at the last moment, until a powerful final sprint, catch up and past his compatriot to victory at 1.08.18.
– It is a great race for me, I didn't think I would be able to win or even come in the top ten, " says Gichia. But I had decided to run my own race, and after 20 miles I decided to press on.
Jerop finished second, eight seconds behind.
it was, as expected, also a fight for the gold medal between Charlotta Fougberg and Hanna Lindholm.
It was evenly distributed in around 13 miles, but then floated Fougberg away and took the gold medal as the seventh overall, just over a minute ahead of Lindholm in åttondeplatsen
– It is magical to take home this inside at Slottsskogsvallen where I have been running in so many years, " says Fougberg.
it became a duel between two runners, where fjolårsvinnaren Shadrack Kimining proved to be the strongest. Kenyanen put in his snatch at almost the same place as last year, and won the 40th edition of the halvmaran on 1.00.38, while fellow Jarius Birech had to settle with second place.
Spårvägenlöparen Robel Fsiha was good with in about a mile. But the swede, and several others dropped tätkontakten when Kimining set speed. Robel Fsiha, which was the best european off-road CHAMPIONSHIPS at the end of march, finally got to settle with elfteplatsen – and a national CHAMPIONSHIP.
" I'm happy, a little tired. It was a little too fast for me, " says Fsiha, which is now focusing on to take a place in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS at 5,000 and 10,000 meters. Yes, I hope to be able to compete at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS. But then I have to practice a bit more on track now.
and in that time has grown from a single fitness race to a closer week-long program with different distances. But it is still originalvarvet is the greatest. In the year counted the organizers in advance with approximately 55 000 riders, of which approximately 40,000 were expected to fulfill.