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Uganda dominated African M.R. Chps 2014. Kenyan Kipkorir and Ethiopian Genet Yalew won Obudu race. - 08 November 2014
2014obuduwm.jpgUganda dominated 6. African Mountain Running Championships but victory at the Obudu race was for Kenya and Ethiopia runners.
Kenyan Kembol Hillary Kipkorir won the tenth edition of Obudu race (clocked 1hr 02 minutes and 34 seconds) in front of  second Ethiopian Negera Abebe Dinkesa (first in 2012 and 2010, second in in 2013 and third in in 2009) with 1:03.09 and third Ugandan  Kiplimo Philip, ith 1:03.19.
In the women race the winner was – for another time (she won also in 2013 and 2011, for sample) - the Ethiopian Kassahun Genet Yalew (clocked 1hr 1minute and 20 seconds) in front of the junior world champion 2014, Ugandan Stella Chesang (with 1:01.31). Third finished another Ethiopian Ababel Yesshaneh with 1:03.03.
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6. African M. R. Championships at Odubu: a wonderful competition! - 07 November 2014
2012obudu.jpgSix African Nations will be present at the 6. African Mountain Running Championships 2014: Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and, of course, hosting Country Nigeria.  Three of tem have female and male team (Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria), instead Cameroon has only team in the women race and Eritrea has only team in the men race. Ethiopia will be present with strong runners but not with official national team competing in the African Mountain Running Championships.
Two world champion 2014 and one winner of World Cup 2014 will run at the African Mountain Running Championships that will be held at Obudu Ranch Cattle on November 8th, 2014: Ugandian Isaac Kiproc (world senior men champion) and Stella Chesang (world junior women champion) and Eritrean Petro Mamu, winner of World Cup 2014.
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France Team men and Alice Gaggi winners at Trofeo Vanoni 2014. - 30 October 2014
2014vanonimanifesto.jpgArnaud Bonin, Cedric Fleureton  and Julien Rancon  are the members of the France team who won the   57. Trofeo  Vanoni 2014 at Morbegno (Italy).  
It was the second time that France won this competition and France is the only nation (except of course Italy) that have won Trofeo Vanoni for more than one time.
In the female competition Alice Gaggi, world champion 2013, won for the second time the race and failed record of the race for only seven seconds!

A wonderful day and – as always– numerous spectators applauded the performance of the athletes: 403 men and 64 women!
As usual very good was the organisation of CSI Morbegno, LOC of the event.
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