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Israel’s first World Championship marathon medal

Kenyan-born Israeli Lonah Chemtai Salpeter won the bronze medal in the women’s marathon at the World Athletic Championships in Eugene, Oregon. She is only the third Israeli in history to win a medal at the competition. https://www.timesofisrael.com/chemtai-salpeter-wins-first-marathon-bronze-for-israel-at-world-championships/

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Just a second

Israel’s Lonah Chemtai Salpeter came fifth in the recent London Marathon. She finished the race with a time of 2:18:54, just over a second after the first-place winner. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israels-lonah-chemtai-salpeter-finishes-fifth-in-london-marathon/

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Israeli woman wins Tokyo marathon in record time

Israeli athlete Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (see here) won the Tokyo Marathon women’s race in a record-breaking 2 hours, 17 minutes and 45 seconds. She beat her previous best by over two minutes and rose to sixth in the world all-time … Continue reading

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New 10km European record

Israeli runner Lonah Chemtai-Salpeter clocked a time of 30:04 in the Tilburg Ten Miles race in the Dutch city of Tilburg, cutting a huge 17 seconds off the European women’s record for 10km, set by legendary runner Paula Radcliffe in … Continue reading

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First Israeli woman to win Euro athletics gold

Lonah Chemtai Salpeter became the first Israeli woman to win gold at a European Athletics Championships when she won the 10,000 meters in Berlin. The former nanny to Kenya’s ambassador to Israel married Israeli running coach Dan Salpeter and took … Continue reading

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