Cojusneanu first past the post in latest summer run event
PUBLISHED: 15:00 30 June 2011
Moldovan run Igor Cojusneanu won the latest round of the TSFA West Ham Park Summer 5km Run Series on Sunday.
Cojusneanu cruised home unchallenged in first place, crossing the line in 17.22 ahead of runner-up Jazeps Basko of Latvia, who finished in 18.48.
John O’Shea of Highgate Harriers was third in 19.11.
In the women’s section Ilona Bagi of Serpentine Running Club had some difficulties in the latter part of the run, but still managed to finish in first place with a timing of 22.41.
Inga Hayden-Cooper of Dagenham 88 Runners finished in a distant second place, crossing the line in 24.21, while Samantha Lewis of East End Road Runners was third in 24.45.
Earlier, former Olympic champion Tessa Sanderson, together with her foundation athlete Jahmal Germain, performed a warm-up session for over 50 runners before the start of the run.
This Sunday’s run will commence at 10:30am.
To register for the event, visit www.newhamclassic10k.com