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Daska Dominates Bloomsday Women's Race

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SPOKANE, WA -- Ethiopian Mamitu Daska, who was second two years ago in the fastest women's race in Bloomsday history, dominated the field to win the 2012 Bloomsday Race.

Daska's time of 38:26 was one second off her pace in 2010, and is the third-best in Bloomsday history, and 7th best in the world.

American Janet Cherobon-Bawcom claimed 2nd place.

Final results:

1. Mamitu Daska, Ethiopia (38:26)
2. Janet Cherobon-Bawcom, United States (39:23)
3. Jelliah Tinega, Kenya (39:50)
4. Genoveva Kigen, Kenya (39:55)
5. Diane Nukuri-Johnson, Burundi (40:01)
6. Lindsey Scherf, United States (40:41)
7. Stephanie Rothstein, United States (40:51)
8. Allie Kieffer, United States (41:15)
9. Misiker Mekonnin, Ethiopia (42:08)
10. Emily Brown, United States (42:08)

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