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Kibor takes women's marathon

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Anna Kibor, 48, of Kenya hasn't run a marathon in two years after recovering from a knee injury but has won the women's title in the 2012 Manitoba Marathon.

Kibor crossed the finish line at the University of Manitoba Stadium with an unofficial time of 2:49.45.

"I'm very happy," said the 48-year-old Kibor from Kenya.

The victory marks the first race in 2 years for Kibor - a break as the result of injury.

"I felt good out there. My injuries are fully recovered," she said.

Kibor arrived in Winnipeg on Wednesday after the race was recommended by a friend.

Nadyia fry was the second women to cross the line in the full marathon with a time of 2:51:14 and Cathy Cullen placed third with a time of 2:54:37.

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Updated on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 10:09 AM CDT: Adds quotes

June 19, 2012 at 3:18 PM: Corrected Kibor's age to 48

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