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Chinese Chen Rong Wins Marathon Women's Race
    2009-01-03 11:38:22     Xinhua

China's Chen Rong (C), Zhang Yingying (L) and Wang Jiali react during awarding ceremony of the 2009 Xiamen International Marathon in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, on Saturday, January 3, 2009. Chen won the title of women's race with 2 hours 29 minutes and 52 seconds. Zhang won the silver medal while Wang got the bronze. [Photo: Xinhua]

Related: Kenyan Muturi Wins 7th Xiamen International Marathon

Chinese runner Chen Rong led her compatriots for a clean sweep of medals in the 7th Xiamen International Marathon women's race on Saturday.

Chen, from Hebei province ran in two hours 29 minutes and 52 seconds for the title.

Zhang Yingying, the defending champion, finished second in 2:32:57, and Wang Jiali, also from Hebei province, got third in 2:33:58.

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