Byline: Chris Musumba
That Kenya is the world athletics giant became clearer after Benjamin Kolum Kiptoo and Priscah Jeptoo surged forward to win the Paris Marathon.
The two are the latest to triumph in a battle pitting Ethiopians against Kenya.
But for a country that has seen its athletes win 80 of the world's top 100 marathons over the last three years, the victory in Paris City on Sunday at the fifth-largest 42km race in the world, the win was basically another reaffirmation that Kenya is the country to beat in long distance running.
The 35th Paris Marathon turned out to the advantage of Kenya with victories by Kiptoo in 2:06:31 edging out …