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Kenya has 1-2 finish in 1,500; Bakulin wins 50K walk for Russian sweep of walking gold
DAEGU, South Korea (AP) ' Kenya proved it rules middle and long-distance running as much as Russia dominated the walk at the world championships, with Olympic champion Asbel Kiprop leading Silas Kiplagat in the 1,500 meters for yet another Kenyan 1-2 finish.
Earlier, Russia completed a sweep of the walking events, with Sergey Bakulin winning the 50-kilometer race ahead of teammate Denis Nizhegorodov. After Valeriy Borchin and Olga Kaniskina won the 20-kilometer events earlier in the week, Bakulin made sure of a second straight Russian walking sweep.