Gebrselassie wins marathon

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updated: August 07, 2007 17:52 IST
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New York:

Running in the Big Apple for the first time, 34-year-old Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie won the New York City Half Marathon in 59 minutes, 24 seconds on Sunday.

This is his second-fastest time in the US and his eighth win in eight half marathons.