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Cardiff half marathon: Dewi Griffiths backs world championship bid

After a new course record for Cardiff's annual half marathon, Wales' fastest man to finish Dewi Griffiths has backed plans to bring the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships to the city.

Kenyan Lentaknai Lengurisi won the 13.1 mile (21km) race in sub 62 minutes.

The women's race was won by another Kenyan, Purity Kimetto, in 1 hour 14 minutes and 22 seconds.

Dewi Griffiths who finished in 65 minutes and two seconds spoke to BBC Wales.

Course record in city half marathon

  • 06 Oct 2013
  • From the section Wales
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