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Longosiwa, Obiri shine in King’s meet

10 June 2013, 16:11

Nairobi - During the annual star-studded Mohammed VI International Meeting in Rabat, Morocco, Olympics 5000m bronze medallist, Thomas Longosiwa and World Indoor titleholder, Helen Obiri prevailed in their races

According to Capital News, Longosiwa topped the podium in a season’s best of 13:03.58, sprinting clear of Bahrain’s Aweke Ayalew (13:05.00) and home runner, Aziz Lahbabi (13:09.45) who rounded the top three as countryman Albert Rop (13:09.84) closed in fourth.

It was Longosiwa’s first victory of the season over 12 and a half laps having finished fourth (13:07.55) and 11th (13:33.97) and the Diamond League meetings of Oregon (June 1) and Rome (June 6).

- For more visit Capital News

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