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Simbu’s brilliant bronze set to inspire a generation

Simbu’s brilliant bronze set to inspire a generation

Twelve years is a long time to wait, particularly for a proud distance-running nation like Tanzania, which has no shortage of athletic talent but so often has to play second fiddle to the superpowers of Kenya and Ethiopia to its north. But on a warm, sunny day at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, 26-year-old Alphonce Felix Simbu finally ended…

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