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Kenyans sweep titles in Taiwan marathon

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Kenyan runners took the top three positions in both the men's and women's inaugural Taichung marathon in Taiwan on Sunday, as nearly 20,000 runners battled hot and humid conditions. 

Kenyans Charles Kimutai (left) and Mercy Jelimo Too pose after winning championship titles at the inaugural Taichung marathon in Taiwan n June 16, 2013.

Charles Kimutai won the men's race, crossing the line in two hours, 23 minutes and 35 seconds, followed by countrymen Eliud Kapchanga in 2:26:03 and Robert Kilagat Kosge in 2:26:08.

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