GB win World Cross Country mixed relay bronze

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Bethan Morley put in a storming last leg to earn bronze for Great Britain in the mixed relay at the World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.

The British quartet were down in eighth at the halfway point with Kenya and Ethiopia well in front.

But Adam Fogg made up ground on the third leg, moving GB up to fourth.

Morley overhauled then third-placed American Katie Izzo on the final leg, giving GB a finish time of 23 minutes.

The British team were eight seconds clear of fourth-placed Morocco.

Kenya took victory in 22:15, 28secs ahead of Ethiopia whose final runner Birri Abera lost her shoe on the final changeover.

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