Ethiopia’s Senbere Teferi defended her 8km title at the 14th edition of the Cross International de Atapuerca that was held on Sunday (12) in Atapuerca, Spain.
Teferi who is the 2015 World Cross Country silver medallist beat a strong field that included Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi who finished fifth place at the London 5000m Championships who replaced World Youth 3,000m champion Lilian Kasait.
The 22 year-old cut the tape in 25:44 a minute higher than the 2016 results of 24:48 with Kipkemboi coming in second with 25:21 and 2016 runner up Alice Aprot closing the podium three with 25:37
Spain’s Trihas Gebre and Ireland Fionnuala coming in fourth and fifth in 25:50 and 26:13.
- Senbere Teferi (ETH) 25:21
- Margaret Kipkemboi (KEN) 25:21
- Alice AProt (KEN)25:37
- Trihas Gebre (ESP) 25:50
- Fionulla McKormack (IRL) 26:13