- Associated Press - Saturday, April 19, 2014

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Kenya’s Leonard Patrick Komon has won the Crescent City Classic 10-kilometer road race in New Orleans.

Komon overtook defending champion Isiah Koech in Saturday’s 36th annual event, beating his countryman by 16 seconds.

Race officials said Komon had a winning time of 27 minutes and 43 seconds.

The overall women’s winner was Risper Gesabwa of Kenya, with a finishing time of 31:42.

Officials said 24,893 entrants took part in this year’s race.

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