Won the rescheduled London Marathon by over three minutes, having broken away from the pack 18 miles (29km) into the race. She finished in a time of 2 hrs 18.58 mins. She has now won one of the classic Marathons in each of the last three years – 2018 Chicago, 2019 London and Chicago and 2020 London.

Wow...to be nominated for the Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year Award is an incredible honour. I am so grateful and proud to receive this nomination, coming all the way from a humble family and a remote village in the middle of Kenya. I hope this can be a motivation for every African woman to stand and fight for their dreams.

Brigid Kosgei

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