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Metro Marathon Düsseldorf: Tom Gröschel and Anja Scherl produce German victories in Düsseldorf

30 Apr 2019 06:56
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Tom Gröschel and Anja Scherl are the winners of the Metro Marathon Düsseldorf. It is the first time in the history of the event that there are two national winners. Both also took the German Championship as this was included in the race. Tom Gröschel clocked 2:13:49 in cloudy but dry weather conditions, which is a fine personal best and the

Metro Marathon Düsseldorf On Sunday: Fedor Shutov the favourite while Anna Hahner runs comeback marathon in Düsseldorf

25 Apr 2019 15:22
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release
Fedor Shutov is the favourite for the Metro Marathon Düsseldorf on Sunday. The Russian, who is competing as an Authorised Neutral Athlete (ANA), holds the fastest personal best in the elite field with a time of 2:11:26. While Tom Gröschel is in the national focus fellow-German Anna Hahner returns to marathon racing on Sunday after a long injury break. Both are

Results: Kosgei earns top honors in Düsseldorf

Marathon results Japhet Kosgei (2:10:46) came in comfortably ahead of more than 2,800 runners to win the 14th annual METRO Group Marathon Dusseldorf in Western Germany. In a tight race for runner-up, last year’s winner Marius Ionescu (2:13:00) managed to hold off Hendrik Pfeiffer (2:13:11). Ionescu’s mark was a personal best. Japhet Kosgei and Zsofia Erdelyi win in Duesseldorf, Hendrik Pfeiffer

Japhet Kosgei and Zsofia Erdelyi win in Duesseldorf, Hendrik Pfeiffer qualifies for Rio

27 Apr 2016 06:04
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Japhet Kosgei won the 14th edition of the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. Taking into account the weather conditions with cold temperatures, wind and a couple of hail showers he clocked a fine time of 2:10:46. Defending champion Marius Ionescu of Romania took second with a personal best of 2:13:00 while Germany’s Hendrik Pfeiffer ran a superb debut in difficult conditions. The

METRO Group Marathon Düsseldorf: Annie Bersagel clocks personal best despite a fall

28 Apr 2015 07:10
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Annie Bersagel fell early in the race but recovered to defend her title in the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. The American showed great determination to go on and clock a personal best of 2:28:29. In good weather conditions Marius Ionescu of Romania won the men’s race with 2:13:19. Adding other running events staged parallel to the marathon a total of 18,000

Another US Marathon Victory: Annie Bersagel Takes Duesseldorf, Gilbert Yegon Wins Men's Race

28 Apr 2014 17:30
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Six days after Boston there was another surprising American marathon victory: In rainy conditions Annie Bersagel won the Metro Group Marathon Duesseldorf with a personal best of 2:28:59. She overtook Selomie Getnet with only three kilometres to go. The Ethiopian, who had a big lead in the middle of the race, was second with 2:30:29. Kenya’s Emily Ngetich ran 2:30:50 for

World-Class Field Headed by Sub 2:05 Runner Endeshaw Negesse

17 Mar 2014 08:09
Jean-Loup Fenaux
The strongest field in the history of the event will line up for the 12th edition of the Metro Group Marathon Duesseldorf on 27 April. Ethiopians Endeshaw Negesse and Selomie Getnet head the current start lists with personal bests of 2:04:52 and 2:25:15 respectively. Adding other running events staged parallel to the marathon a field of more than 16,000 athletes is

Dereje Debele Tulu Breaks Course Record, Melkam Gizaw Takes Women's Race in Duesseldorf

28 Apr 2013 14:26
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Ethiopians Dereje Debele Tulu and Melkam Gizaw took the 11th edition of the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf on Sunday. In ideal weather conditions 26 year-old Dereje Debele Tulu broke the course record with 2:07:48. It was the first sub 2:08 time in Duesseldorf. Second placed Pius Ondoro clocked 2:08:17 while Duncan Koech (both Kenya) took third with 2:09:10. For the first

Kenya's Duncan Kibet Runs Marathon Comeback in Duesseldorf

11 Apr 2013 06:07
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Kenya’s marathon star Duncan Kibet will make a return to the classic distance in Duesseldorf on 28th April. Organisers of the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf today confirmed the start of the 34 year-old. Back in 2009 Duncan Kibet won the Rotterdam Marathon with a sensational time of 2:04:27. At that time it was a Commonwealth record. No runner has ever entered