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Jacob Kiplimo's road to the top of the world started in Kween, a rural district in the east of Uganda, close to the Kenyan border.
Features

Kiplimo’s rise continues with first senior world title

Jacob Kiplimo's road to the top of the world started in Kween, a rural district in the east of Uganda, close to the Kenyan border.... Read More

Having the physical tools is one thing, but to go where no woman has gone before – and set a world record – you need a whole lot of determination to go with it.
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After second global title and third world record, Jepchirchir cements place in history as a half marathon all-time great

Having the physical tools is one thing, but to go where no woman has gone before – and set a world record – you need a whole lot of determination to go with it.... Read More

For the first time in the 28-year history of this event, a Ugandan athlete stood proud atop the podium, but it wasn’t the one most expected. In the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), it was Jacob Kiplimo and not Joshua Cheptegei who reigned supreme, the 19-year-old coming of age with his first global title at senior level.
Reports

Kiplimo makes history for Uganda at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

For the first time in the 28-year history of this event, a Ugandan athlete stood proud atop the podium, but it wasn’t the one most expected. In the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), it was Jacob Kiplimo and not Joshua Cheptegei who reigned supreme, the 19-year-old coming of age with his first global title at senior level.... Read More

In an arena where endurance is king, speed also proved a precious commodity. In the end, Peres Jepchirchir needed both to reign supreme in the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), powering to gold in 1:05:16, a world record in a women-only race.
Reports

Jepchirchir breaks women-only world record at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

In an arena where endurance is king, speed also proved a precious commodity. In the end, Peres Jepchirchir needed both to reign supreme in the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), powering to gold in 1:05:16, a world record in a women-only race.... Read More

The World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 take place in the northern Polish city on Saturday, 17 October, and you can follow all the action on the World Athletics website, its associated platforms, and via more than 20 broadcasters or a live stream that will beam the action around the world.
News

How to follow and watch the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

The World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 take place in the northern Polish city on Saturday, 17 October, and you can follow all the action on the World Athletics website, its associated platforms, and via more than 20 broadcasters or a live stream that will beam the action around the world.... Read More

Latest Stories
News16 Oct 2020

Record-breakers Cheptegei and Jepchirchir focused on gaining gold in Gdynia

For Joshua Cheptegei and Peres Jepchirchir, 2020 has been a year to remember, but the one thing missing has been a major championship medal. At the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), both will have a chance fill that void.

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Previews14 Oct 2020

World record-holders Jepchirchir and Yeshaneh set to clash at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

For the first time in the history of the championships, the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 will have two current world record-holders for the distance as Peres Jepchirchir and Ababel Yeshaneh line up against one another on Saturday (17).

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Previews14 Oct 2020

Cheptegei aims to end dream year on a high at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

When the gun sounds for the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), all eyes will be on an athlete who has never previously raced the 21.1km distance.

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News13 Oct 2020

Course, scoring and prize money details – World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

Poland is ready to welcome about 250 runners from more than 50 teams to compete at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday 17 October.

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Series12 Oct 2020

How World Half organisers have adapted to ensure event can go ahead in 2020

When the elite men and women hit the streets for the rescheduled World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on 17 October, it will be a symbolic moment for the sport of athletics in these challenging times.

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Feature09 Oct 2020

Twenty-two years since last World Half appearance, Kiekara ready for international return

Annemari Kiekara has vivid memories of the marathon at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

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News05 Oct 2020

World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 entry lists available

Entry lists for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020, set for 17 October, are now available.

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Series05 Oct 2020

Top five World Half Marathon Championships legends

In the latest in our series of features in the countdown to the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020, we look back at five of the finest performers from past championships.

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News29 Sep 2020

Spain announces squad for World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

Spain will send a team of five men and three women to the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on 17 October.

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Feature28 Sep 2020

Coach Ruiter on star pupil Cheptegei: ‘He will be the new standard’

When Joshua Cheptegei made history to wipe 1.99 seconds from Kenenisa Bekele’s world 5000m record in Monaco in August, it generated an outpouring of ecstasy in a mild-mannered Dutchman situated some 9000 kilometres away in Uganda.

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News25 Sep 2020

Poland names home team for World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

Host nation Poland will field a team of eight athletes for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on 17 October.

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News24 Sep 2020

Hawkins and Purdue lead British squad for World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

Callum Hawkins and Charlotte Purdue will head the British squad for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on 17 October.

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