Athletics

Russian sweep at Comrades

2013-06-02 11:57
Olesya Nurgalieva (File)
Cape Town - Russian twins Elena and Olesya Nurgalieva have dominated the 88th Comrades marathon, finishing 1-2 in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.

Elena picked up her eighth title in a time of 6:27.08.

GALLERY: 88th Comrades Marathon

Women's results from the Comrades marathon:

1 Elena Nurgalieva (RUS) 6:27:08, 2 Olesya Nurgalieva (RUS) 6:28:06, 3 Irina Antropova (RUS) 6:44:36, 4 Joasia Zakrzewski (GBR) 6:53:28, 5 Charne Bosman (RSA) 6:53:34, 6 Marina Zhalybina (RUS) 6:56:54, 7 Holly Rush (GBR) 7:04:20, 8 Melanie van Rooyen (RSA) 7:08:09, 9 Kerry Koen (RSA) 7:15:06, 10 Julanie Basson (RSA) 7:21:01

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