ROME : Kenyan pair Daniel Kiprugut and Irene Kosgei Jerotich won the Milan marathon in pouring rain

on Sunday. Kiprugut finished in 2hr 8min 39sec to beat compatriot Nickson Kurgat into second

with Ethiopia’s Work Biru Gemechu third. Jerotich claimed victory in the women’s race in

2hr 31.07 ahead of Italian Emma Quaglia and Nediat Habtemriam of Eritrea.