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Fresh junior women’s talent unveiled in Kisii as Kisorio follows in father’s footsteps – Kenyan weekend cross country series

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20 December 2009 – Kisii, Kenya - As he worked through his dinner of ugali – the Kenyan maize meal staple – and chicken stew at Kisii’s Havanna Club on Friday night, Mathew Kisorio recalled with nostalgia how his father’s cross country career blossomed in this fertile western Kenya town famous for the cultivation of bananas.

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Lebid and Augusto aiming for revenge in Brussels - Cross Country Preview

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18 December 2009 - Brussels, Belgium – Sergiy Lebid and Jessica Augusto are coming to Brussels with a mission. The Ukrainian finished third at the European Championships last week in Dublin, a competition he had won 8 times before while the Portuguese counted amongst the favourites to win the European title, but faded badly into fourth place.

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Bezabeh stops Farah and Lebid – European XC, MEN’s Races

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13 December 2009 - Dublin, Ireland - For the first time in the history of the Spar European Cross Country Championships, Spain has won a gold medal at the men’s individual race. Alemayehu Bezabeh, who originally comes from Ethiopia, took the 9.997km men’s senior race on a cold but dry day in Dublin.

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Yelling’s golden comeback – European XC, WOMEN’s Races

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13 December 2009 - Dublin, Ireland - Great Britain’s Hayley Yelling produced one of the greatest comebacks in the history of cross country running, when she sensationally took the gold medal at the Spar European Cross Country Championships in Dublin’s Santry Park on Sunday (13).

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Farah: "I am in better shape than a year ago" – Euro Cross Country Championships press conference

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12 December 2009 – Dublin, Ireland - Dublin’s Santry Park is ready for some extraordinary cross country running. After weeks of rain this even applies to the Irish weather. It should be sunny and cool when the 16th edition of the Spar European Cross Country Championships will be staged on Sunday.

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