Newsarchiv Senior Women's races - World Cross Country Championships - PREVIEW

Monte-Carlo - The aura of invincibility which Paula Radcliffe wore with such

tight assurance has slipped during her last three races.

While that will disappoint her British supporters, the consequence is that

the senior womens events at the 32nd IAAF World Cross-Country Championships,

Brussels, Belgium (20/21 March 2004) promise to be even more competitive than

in recent years.

Kiplagat has learned from Radcliffes example

Lornah Kiplagat, Kenyan-born, but wearing Hollands colours since marriage to

her manager, Peter Langerhorst, has least reason to be in awe of Radcliffe

after her four-second victory over 10km on the roads of Puerto Rico last