SO CLOSE: Jo Pavey finishes behind African duo Gete
Wami (centre) and Magdelane Mukunzi to take third place in the wo men's race
Wami will provide formidable opposition on October 5.
Radcliffe, 27, said: "When Gete
passed me she didn't run away.
Wami of Ethiopia set a championship record by nearly 25 seconds to win in 30:24.
Paula Radcliffe had to be content with third place in the World Cross Country Championships in Belfast as Ethiopia's Gete
Wami added a second gold medal to that she won in 1996.
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Wami has been rivals with Radcliffe since their epic 10,000m battle at the 1999 World Championships.
The Commonwealth bronze medallist could not match the pace of Ethiopian Gete
Wami, who won the race two years ago and regained the title, finishing 16 seconds ahead of Bahrain's Nadia Ejjafini in 29min 20sec.
First over the line, in 29min 20secs, was Ethiopian Gete
Wami, beating Bahrain's Nadia Ejjafini by 16 seconds.
Irina Mikitenko in only her second marathon was the surprise winner of the race in a personal best of 2hr 24min 14sec ahead of Svetlana Zakharova and pre-race favourite Gete
WAMI wishes Paula Radcliffe was in the line-up for Sunday's Flora London Marathon, even though she admits it would have made her task a lot harder.
Radcliffe clocked two hours twenty three minutes and nine seconds after leading almost from start to finish to hold off old foe Gete
Wami of Ethiopia by 23 seconds following a fascinating duel between the runners over the closing two miles.