Congratulatory messages are flowing in for Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei after she brought home a gold medal from the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon held on Sunday.
Kenya's flag flying high at the 2021 London Marathon
Highlights from the 2021 London Marathon
Jepkosgei won her first title at the London event breaking a two-year dominance by her compatriot Brigid Kosgei, who also participated at the women's event.
Joyciline made a time of two hours 17 minutes and 43 seconds (2:17:43) with Brigid coming in at fourth place.
Silver medal for Men's Marathon
Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia won the men's event with a time of two hours, four minutes and one second (2:04.01).
He beat Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba who came in second place just 27 seconds after the Ethiopian.