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Mo Farah wins NYC Half-Marathon

Updated: March 20, 2011, 8:25 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Mo Farah of England outsprinted Gebre Gebremariam in the final 200 meters of the NYC Half-Marathon on Sunday, edging the Ethiopian by two seconds in a scintillating finish along Manhattan's West Side Highway.

The British runner raced past and then held off Gebremariam, the 2010 New York City Marathon champion, and American Galen Rupp to cover the 13.1-mile course in 1 hour, 23 seconds. Gebremariam placed second in 1:00:25 and Rupp third in 1:00:30.

"I know [Gebremariam] ...

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