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Marathon field will be thinking of Kiptum - Bekele

BBC Sport Friday, 19 April 2024
The London Marathon elite men's field will be thinking of the late Kelvin Kiptum during Sunday's race, says Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele.
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