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Kenya's Kipyego wins Tokyo Marathon

Posted on 27 February 2012. Tags: Sports News Tokyo, Tokyo News

Michael Kipyego of Kenya won the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday, pulling ahead of Haile Gebrselassie with 21/2 miles left for his first career victory. Kipyego completed the 26.2 miles 2 hours, 7 minutes, 37 seconds. Gebrselassie finished fourth in 2:08:17. He was trying to secure a place on the Ethiopian team for the London Olympics but needed to run under 2:04 to boost his chances Japan’s Arata…