Kenya, Uganda Athletes Stun at World Half Marathon in Poland

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir has won the World Half Marathon Championships title in yet another women's only world record of 1:05:16 in Gdynia, Poland. The 27-year-old, who failed to defend her title in 2018 after taking a maternity break, improved her own women's only half marathon world record by 18 seconds. Uganda's teenage sensation Jacob Kiplimo also stunned a rich field to win the World Half Marathon Championships gold in a new championship record of 58:49.

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir wins in a women-only world record.

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