Kenyan Marius Kipserem, No. 1, runs past daffodils on his way to winning the 39th Rotterdam Marathon on April 7. Kipserem, who also won in 2016, set a course record of two hours, four minutes, 10 seconds. He told reporters he feared a record was out of reach. “Thankfully,” he added, “I was able to speed up.”
“Russian authorities have arrested, fined, or imprisoned members; community property has been seized; and there have been numerous reports of harsh interrogations and allegations of torture,” the U.N. noted.