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Kenya's Sum wins women's 800m world title

Eunice Sum (right) runs in the World Championships women's 800 metres heats in Moscow on August 15. The 25-year-old Kenyan timed 1min 57.38sec with Russia's defending champion Mariya Savinova taking silver (1:57.80) and Brenda Martinez of the United States the bronze (1:57.91).

Eunice Sum (right) runs in the World Championships women's 800 metres heats in Moscow on August 15. The 25-year-old Kenyan timed 1min 57.38sec with Russia's defending champion Mariya Savinova taking silver (1:57.80) and Brenda Martinez of the United States the bronze (1:57.91).  (AFP/File)

Kenya's Eunice Sum won the women's 800 metres title at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow on Sunday.

The 25-year-old timed 1min 57.38sec with Russia's defending champion Mariya Savinova taking silver (1:57.80) and Brenda Martinez of the United States the bronze (1:57.91).

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