Yoshimi Ozaki, Freya Murray finish 3rd, 5th at Bupa London 10,000

In this morning’s Bupa London 10,000 road race, 2009 world championships marathon silver medalist Yoshimi Ozaki (Daiichi Life Insurance/adidas) took 3rd place in 33:18, while Freya Murray (adidas) took 5th in 33:25. Yoshimi will represent Japan in the women’s Olympic marathon on August 5th, and is over in London as part of a delegation of Japanese athletes and coaches checking out the Olympic Marathon course, which covers much of the same ground as this morning’s race. Freya, who had a sterling marathon debut of 2:28:10 at the Virgin London Marathon last month, was invited by race director Dave Bedford last week to come down to London this weekend for the race and take a look at the Olympic course. After her marathon recovery, Freya has been focusing on building speed for the British track championships. She will run the European Cup 10,000m in Bilbao, Spain, next Sunday, June 3rd.

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