Jemima Sumgong wins women’s London Marathon after fall

24 Apr, 2016 7:22 pm

LONDON – Jemima Sumgong, of Kenya, won the women’s London Marathon on Sunday after picking herself off the ground following a heavy fall near the end of the race.

The 31-year-old Sumgong held her head in pain after the fall but recovered to defeat last year’s winner, Ethiopian Tigist Tufa, in a duel over the final mile, clocking an unofficial 2 hours 22 minutes 58 seconds. -Reuters

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