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LONDON Terence Garvin Seahawks Jersey , Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Rose Chelimo of Bahrain won women'smarathon at the IAAF World Championships here on Sunday.

Chelimo, born in Kenya, made a decisive sprint in the finalkilometer to clock 2 hours, 27 minutes and 11 seconds.

"The race was good. I am very happy. I was not expecting to wintoday, I tried my best and became the world champion Tre Madden Seahawks Jersey ," said Chelimoafter her victory.

"I'm feeling good and happy to be the winner. This is one of thebest days in my life and hopefully there are more to come," sheadded.

This was the first time in World Championships history that boththe men's and women's marathons have taken place on the same day,with starting and finishing lines located near London's iconic siteTower Bridge.

Kenyan runner Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat failed to win her thirdgold medal at worlds and finished runner-up at 2:27:18. Amy Craggof the United States took away the bronze medal with the same timeas Kiplagat.

"The last two kilometers was the most difficult. I was too tiredafter the previous sprints," commented Kiplagat.

Liu Qinghong, a Peking University student Chris Carson Seahawks Jersey , won her chance ofcompeting at worlds through a program initiated by the ChineseAthletics Association as an ordinary runner.

She ranked 65th at 2:52:21 in London, while another Chineserunner Cao Mojie did not finish due to stomach uncomfort.

Liu, who set her target within 2 hours and 45 minutes before therace, felt a bit disappointed about her result.

"I'm not at my best level," said Liu Sheldon Richardson Seahawks Jersey , adding that she alsosuffered stomach uncomfort 10 kilometers into the race.

"The wind and uphill also impacted me a lot today," she pointedout.

However, Liu thought her maiden appearance at worlds wouldundoubtedly have positive influence on her training.

"I could carry on when I felt uncomfortable in the race, andthis would serve as motivation for me in the future," she said.

Earlier on Sunday Michael Wilhoite Seahawks Jersey , Kenya's Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui claimed themen's marathon title with 2 hours 8 minutes and 27 seconds.

Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola and Alphonce Simbu of Tanzania baggedthe silver and bronze medal respectively. Enditem

LONDON, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Rio Olympic silver medalist Tori Bowie seized the women's 100m title at London athletics world championships on Sunday when China's Lyu Huihui recaptured the Asian record in the women's javelin throw qualificaiton.

American Bowie took the gold in 10.85 seconds ahead of Marie-Josee Ta Lou from Cote d'Iviore in 10.86. Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands was third in 10.96. Jamaica's reigning Olympic champion Elaine Thompson finished fifth.

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