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Shobukhova and Mosop beat the field at Chicago Marathon with London 2012 on the horizon

By Mike Rowbottom

Liliya Shobukhova_10-10-11October 9 - Liliya Shobukhova (pictured) of Russia established herself as a favourite for gold in London 2012 by winning the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 2 hours 18min 20sec, the fastest time by a woman this year, and Kenya's Moses Mosop broke the men's course record by four seconds despite being at only 80 per cent capacity, according to his coach.