MOSCOW (AP) — Eunice Sum of Kenya held off Olympic champion Mariya Savinova at the end to win the women's 800 meters Sunday at the world championships.

Sum won in 1 minute, 57.38 seconds. Savinova, who was also the defending champion, was second in 1:57.80.

Brenda Martinez of the United States took bronze in 1:57.91.

 

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