World record-holder fades late again
RIETI, Italy -- His career winding down, Wilson Kipketer repeated his 800-meter bronze-medal performance at the Olympics in the Rieti Grand Prix on Sunday.
One week after the Athens Games finished, the Kenyan-born world record-holder who competes for Denmark again lost a lead after the final turn and finished third.
Kenya's Joseph Mutua won in 1 minute, 43.35 seconds and Youssef Saad Kamel of Bahrain was second in 1:43.43, just ahead of Kipketer (1:43.89).
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