Kiplagat leads Kenya’s marathon selections for the World Championships

Two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat has been named as one of Kenya’s marathon runners for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

The 37-year-old, who won the marathon at the 2011 and 2013 IAAF World Championships, will be competing at her fourth World Championships. Last month she won the Boston Marathon in 2:21:52, following podium finishes in Chicago and Tokyo last year.

World silver medallist Helah Kiprop and Commonwealth champion Flomenah Cheyech will join her on the team. Paris Marathon winner Purity Rionoripo and 2013 Amsterdam Marathon winner Valentine Kipketer have been named as reserves. IAAF

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