BBC Sport - World Championships: Dibaba wins marathon in sprint finish

Marathon gold for Dibaba in sprint finish

Mare Dibaba becomes Ethiopia's first world marathon champion as she wins gold in a sprint finish with a time of two hours 27 minutes and 35 seconds.

Kenya's Helah Kiprop almost overtook Dibaba on the final straight, but finished in the silver medal position.

Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa of Bahrain took bronze finishing four seconds behind the leader.

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