Fortunately for Lashmanova she had just enought left in the tank to hang on for the victory in 1:27:08. However, look below, it wasn't by much!
Kirdyapkina crossed in 1:27:11 just 4 seconds back.
Taking the bronze was China's Hong Liu in 1:28:10.
Fourth place also belonged to China with HuanHuan Sun finishing in 1:28:32.
In 5th was Italy's Elisa Rigaudo in a time of 1:28:41, a season's best.
In 6th was Beatriz Pascual from Spain in 1:29:00.
One time leader, Anezka Drahotova walked a personal best of 1:29:05 and finished 7th.
In 8th was Ana Cabecinha of Portugal in a time of 1:29:17.
Spain's Julia Takacs took the 9th spot in 1:29:25.
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