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IAAF.org: Tomashovas Turkish delight

she outkicked the pixie-like Ayhan over the final eighty metres of the race

2003-09-04

Although the nine days of competition in Paris have seen an inordinate number of surprises and upsets, none was as great as Tatyana Tomashova’s unexpected win in the Women’s 1500 Metres on the final day of competition.

The heavy favourite had been Süreyya Ayhan, the soon-to-be-25-year-old Turkish runner who had captivated European audiences the past month with her bold, go-to-the-front style of running and spectacular times.

Tonight, the 28-year-old Tomashova had the better plan as she outkicked the pixie-like Ayhan over the final eighty metres of the race to win the gold medal and establish a new championships record.

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