Tirfi Tsegaye of Ethiopia who ran the World Leading time of 2:23:23 in Dubai on 25 January.
With this superb time she qualified for a berth in the IAAF World Championship Moscow coming August.
Top finishers : [CR 2:22:19 Naoko Takahashi (JPN) 2000]
1) 2:23:34 (PB) - Ryoko Kizaki (JPN)
2) 2:23:51 (PB) - Berhane Dibaba (ETH)
3) 2:24:05 - Mizuki Noguchi (JPN)
4) 2:25:46 - Jelena Prokopcuka (LAT)