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Second Olympic medal for Uganda

WINNER: Ugandan Stephen Kiprotich takes marathon gold

IT WAS an all-African top three in the London 2012 marathon as Stephen Kiprotich from Uganda took a surprise gold medal on the final day.

The 23-year-old sped past Kenyans Abel Kirui and Wilson Kipsang around the 23 mile mark to win his countries second ever medal in athletics.

Kirui and Kipsang took the silver and bronze respectively, although the latter will disappointed as he had a 21-second lead at one point.

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