Thieves fail to slow down Wilson Kipsang’s London dash

PHOTO | AFP Kenya's Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich (front) runs ahead of Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich (left) and Kenya's Abel Kirui during the athletics event men's marathon at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London.

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Not even thieves will run away with Kenya’s world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang’s resolve to make another major statement at this weekend’s eagerly-awaited London Marathon.


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