01/01/2011NEWS IN ENGLISH – Brazilian wins São Silvestre
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Elaine Patricia Cruz Reporter Agência Brasil
São Paulo – Sports got off to a good start for Brazil with Marilson Gomes dos Santos beating out the Kenyans in the 86th São Silvestre race yesterday. Marilson also won the race in 2003 and 2005. The last three São Silvestres were won by runners from Kenya.
The women’s São Silvestre was won by Alice Jemeli Timbilili, from Kenya. She also won in 2007. A Brazilian, Simone Alves da Silva, came in second.
Allen Bennett – translator/editor The News in English
Link – Brasileiro Marílson Gomes dos Santos vence a São Silvestre