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Wanjiru wins Men´s marathon gold

Source: | 08-24-2008 13:22

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

The first gold medal on the final day of competition at the Beijing Olympics has just been awarded in the men's marathon. Sammy Wanjiru from Kenya won gold, setting an Olympic record of 2 hours, 6 minutes and 32 seconds.

Kenya's Samuel Kamau Wansiru crosses the finish line during men's marathon final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 24, 2008. Samuel Kamau Wansiru won the title. (Xinhua Photo)
Kenya's Samuel Kamau Wansiru crosses the finish line during men's 
marathon final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's 
Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 
24, 2008. Samuel Kamau Wansiru won the title. (Xinhua Photo)