European Championships 2018: Volha Mazuronak wins marathon despite nosebleed

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bbc.comVolha Mazuronak won European women's marathon gold despite suffering from a nosebleed in the opening stages of the race in Berlin.The Belarusian, 29, finished ahead of France's Clemence Calvin and the Czech Republic's Eva Vrabcova Nyvltova.Mazuronak won the title in a time of two hours 26.22 minutes
After managing to stem the bleeding in the early stages of the race, Mazuronak nearly went the wrong way with less than a mile to go.Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe said Mazuronak's breathing was her "biggest factor"."It's very unusual, I don't think I've ever seen it, especially in the early stages of a marathon," said Radcliffe.
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Mazuronak is a three-time national champion and a former race walker

Mazuronak came fifth in the marathon at Rio in 2016
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