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Kiplagat out-paces Lagat in New York

30 January 2012, 15:21

Nairobi - Worlds silver medallist and Commonwealth champion, Silas Kiplagat held off Madison Square Garden legend Bernard Lagat at the inaugural US Open Track and Field meeting in New York over the weekend.

Kiplagat burst through the last curve heading to the homestretch and held off the Kenyan born American on the finishing-straight to deny the home favourite a ninth Mile win at the arena at the meet that attracted nearly 6,000 fans.
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