PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) _ Simon Chemoiywo of Kenya beat compatriot Josphat Kiprono in a dramatic head-to-head finish Sunday in the Prague International Marathon.

Running through the maze of Prague's ancient cobblestone streets, Chemoiywo was timed in a personal best of 2 hours, 10 minutes, 35 seconds. He beat Kiprono by three seconds.

In the women's race, Alina Ivanova of Russia won by more than three minutes, with a clocking of 2:27:48.