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Marta Cosp put in a strong performance at the Walkie Talkie building in London to storm to victory with a time of 5:24.

The in-form Spaniard finished well ahead of visiting American athlete Verity Rees (6:27) who was coming into the race off the back of first (Big Climb Houston) and second place (Big Climb Minneapolis) finishes last month.

Sandra Jeffries took third spot, reaching the top in 6:37.

It was the fourth edition of the GOSH Walkie Talkie Tower Climb, with this year’s event run on a slightly extended course that was three floors higher than in previous years.

It’s the second win in a row for Cosp, who also claimed top spot at Beetham Tower in Manchester last month.

Laurence Ball went straight back to winning ways at the Walkie Talkie building in London in his first UK stair race in almost a year.

Winner of the event in 2019, Ball’s time of 4:27 was enough to secure him a comfortable victory ahead of American Harrison Kieffer (4:53) and Bart Schmitz (5:13).

It was the fourth edition of the GOSH Walkie Talkie Tower Climb, with this year’s event run on a slightly extended course that was three floors higher than in previous years.

It was the first stair race of the year for Ball, who was last seen winning the LOROS Tower Run in Leicester in July 2021.

Full GOSH Walkie Talkie Tower Climb 2022 results