Haile Gebrselassie breaks record to win Great Scottish Run


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The double Olympic gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie broke the course record to win Sunday’s Great Scottish Run half-marathon in Glasgow.

The 40-year-old Ethiopian crossed the line in 1hr 1min 6sec after he had broken clear of Kenya’s Emmanuel Bett in the final stages

Three Scots finished in the first four of the women’s race. Susan Partridge beat Freya Ross to the line, with Kenya’s Pauline Wanjiku third and Steph Twell fourth.