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Polish woman wins Antarctic Ice Marathon

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Paweł Kononczuk 06.12.2016 12:13
A Polish woman has for the first time won the Antarctic Ice Marathon, running 40 kilometres in temperatures of minus 20 degrees C.
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Joanna Mędraś, from the northern Polish port city of Gdańsk, braved freezing winds in extreme conditions to finish the annual race in 6 hours, 1 minute and 45 seconds.

She was 13 minutes ahead of the runner-up, America’s Laurie Koch.

Mędraś, who works as a notary, trained on beaches near where she lives. She started running marathons only two years ago.

She is now planning to compete in marathons in Australia and South America.


Source: tvp.info

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