Comrades women: Will we see a repeat winner in 2019?

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Comrades women: Will we see a repeat winner in 2019?

While that task falls to Ann Ashworth, here's at look at the contenders among the pretenders

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Unlike the men’s race, the women’s section of the Comrades Marathon has a lot more clarity in terms of the contenders and the pretenders.

Massmart’s Athletics Club strike runner Ann Ashworth stands out as a favourite, having won 2018’s down run, but the women’s race has been difficult to predict.

The race hasn’t had a repeat winner since Eleanor Greenwood broke the Russian stranglehold in 2014, adding to the intrigue and a competitive nature that disappeared during the dominance of the Nurgalieva twins...

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