2018 Great Edinburgh XCountry Results: Americans Leonard Korir and Kelsey Chmiel Pick Up Wins

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By LetsRun.com
January 13, 2018

Results for today’s Great Edinburgh XC Meet in Scotland appear below as well an interview with the top American in each race. Today’s meet is the final one in Edinburgh as the meet is looking for a new home in 2019.

Talk about the action in our fan forum: Official 2018 Great Edinburgh XC Live Discussion Thread.

Senior Men’s Race

Leonard Korir timed his kick perfectly once again and repeated as the champ.

Video of finish

Post-race interview with Korir

Senior Women’s Race

Turkey’s Yasemin Can got the win as America’s Molly Seidel was third.

Post-race interview with Seidel

Junior Women’s Race 

NXN runner-up Kelsey Chmiel got the win as 2017 Foot Locker champ Claudia Lane was just 7th – 20 seconds behind the race winner.

Post-race interview with Chmiel

Junior Men’s Race

Norway’s Simen Halle Haugen, who ran a 30:22 road 10k in October, got the win. Foot Locker 3rd placer Danny Kilrea of Illinois (Kilrea won the IL state meet, where FL champ Dylan Jacobs finished 6th) was the top American in 4th.

Post-race interview with Kilrea

4 x 1K Relay

Laura Muir anchored GBR to victory but we haven’t seen individual splits.

Pos. Bib Time Name Team Nationality
1 11:33 GREAT BRITAIN GBR
2 11:40 BELGIUM BEL
3 11:41 EUROPE EUR
4 11:47 IRELAND IRE
5 11:50 SCOTLAND A SCO
6 12:02 SCOTLAND B SCO
7 12:11 USA USA
8 12:14 ENGLAND ENG

Overall Team Results

1st Europe 137
2nd Great Britain 182
3rd USA 190

Local results for the Scottish races are here.

Talk about the action in our fan forum: Official 2018 Great Edinburgh XC Live Discussion Thread.


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