27 Mar 2017

Sport: Fiji cross country runner completes World Champs

2:38 pm on 27 March 2017

Fiji's Avikash Lal has finished 118th in the senior men's race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, in Kampala, Uganda.

Competing in his second world championships, the 21 year old completed the course in 35:35, and was quickest on the first of his four laps.

Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor won the race in 28:24 to become the first senior man in 11 years to successfully defend his cross country title.

Athletes compete in the men's senior 10km marathon during the World Cross-County Championships in Kampala, Uganda.

Athletes compete in the men's senior 10km marathon during the World Cross-County Championships in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: AFP