Chicago, IL, USA --13-October
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Rhines at 12 miles (l) was 14th in her debut
in 2:41:16; Pacers Rod Dehaven (#P42) and
Silvio Guerra (#P41) lead pack 2. Alan Culpepper
(dark hat, blue singlet) is behind DeHaven.
Victors - The times may have been
rounded up, but their dominance was clear.
Khannouchi savors his fourth Chicago title,
while Radcliffe shatters the World Record.
While both were timed at 2:06:16, Daniel
Njenga (#29) edges Toshinari Takaoka for
second. Two seconds later Paul Tergat crossed
A quick breath, then joy for the 32-year-old
Takaoka after knocking nearly three and
a half minutes from his previous best. His
2:06:16 was also an Asian Record.
Ndereba was a distant runner-up in 2:19:26.
3rd and 4th - Yoko Shibui (l) was
third in a personal best 2:21:22, while
Svetlana Zakharova lowered her own Russian
national record to 2:21:31, finishing fourth.
5th and 6th - Ever-consistent
Abdelkhader El Mouaziz (l) posted another
sub-2:07 to finish fifth in 2:06:46, while
Alan Culpepper turned in an impressive debut
effort of 2:09:41, finishing sixth.
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