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OTHER NEWSNEW YORK (USA): Olympic champion and world record holder Michael Johnson has offered advice to the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team, says newyork.yankees.mlb.com. Johnson, who during his career was faced with the challenge of repeatedly winning big medals, talked to the Yankees about the mental aspects of repeatedly winning major championships. “It‘s easy to get complacent,“ Johnson said to the team, „You‘ve got to try to keep that hunger.“
ROTTERDAM (NED): The Fortis Rotterdam Marathon on April 11th has added another big name to the startlist. Kenyan Vincent Kipruto (2:05.47) has won the Paris Marathon last year and is the second marathoner on the Rotterdam list that has a personal best faster than 2:06. Previously the organization had announced James Kwambai (2:04.27), Patrick Makau (2:06.14), Daniel Rono (2:06.58), Geoffrey Mutai (2:07.01), Francis Kiprop (2:07.04), Isaac Macharia (2:07:16) and Elias Chelimo (2:08:15), as well as Ethiopians Dejene Yirdawe (2:08.30), Dereje Tesfaye (2:08.36) and Feyisa Lelisa (2:08.47). The women’s race is headed by Chinese Zhu Xiaolin with a personal best of 2:23.57. Other women in the race are Anne Kosgei (2:27.46), Russian Olga Glok (2:28.27) and Irene Jerotich (2:28.57).