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Tomescu of Romania Claims Marathon Gold

Constantina Tomescu of Romania reigns as the queen of the women's marathon. Tomescu runs at the front from start to finish and opens up a lead of one minute by the 30km mark. She completes the 42km course in 2:26.44. Catherine Ndereba of Kenya has a strong finish and takes the silver, while China's Zhou Chunxiu captures bronze. Athletics Marathon Women - Beijing 2008 - Constantina Tomescu (ROM), Catherine Ndereba (KEN), Zhou Chunxiu (CHN)

Athletics, Beijing 2008, Kenya, marathon, NDEREBA, Catherine, Romania, Women,

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