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B.Ser-Od wins silver at 16th Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon

By B.BAATAR

Mongolian runner B.Ser-Od won a silver medal at the 16th Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon on April 20.
The marathon was organized in two categories for men and women, at the distance of 40 km each. Ukrain’s Serhiy Lebid won the marathon, completing the distance in 2:13:56. B.Ser-Od completed the distance in 2:14:04 and was followed by Taiga Ito of Japan. Russian runner Alina Prokopeva won the women’s category with 2:30:56.
The Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon is an annual marathon road race, which takes place in middle of April in Nagano, Japan. It is an International Association of Athletics Federation Bronze Label Road Race competition. The Nagano Marathon has races for both elite and amateur runners. It is named in honor of the 1998 Winter Olympics, which were held in Nagano.

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