Henry Chirchir sprinted to victory at the 2014 TUI Hannover Marathon; Souad Ait Salem won the women's race

28 Apr 2014 23:25
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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2014 Marathon Winner Chirchir, Henry Kipsigei (KEN)
Credit : Thomas Wenning

Henry Chirchir from Kenya finished the marathon in a sprint. He crossed the finish line in 2:11:30, just before Francis Bowen (Kenya) who was credited with the same time, but finished second. Evans Ruto (Kenya) who had won the race in 2009 finished third. Marathon was Henry Chirchir’s first victory in a marathon.

2014 Marathon Winner Salem, Souad Ait (ALG)
Credit : Thomas Wenning

In the ladies race, the victory goes to Algeria’s Souad Ait Salem in 2:33:09. The second and third places go to Nadeshda Leonteva (Russia) and Bornes Kitur (Kenya).

Record number of participants

A record number of participants in the different races organized around the marathon was set with 18,418 runners. 1,729 runners finished the marathon.

Marathon results

Top 10 Men

1 Chirchir, Henry Kipsigei (KEN) 02:11:30
2 Bowen, Francis (KEN) 02:11:30
3 Ruto, Evans Kipkogei (KEN) 02:11:34
4 Kosgey, Martin Kiprugut (KEN) 02:11:37
5 Ayenew, Mekuant (ETH) 02:11:46
6 Kipkemboi, Hosea (KEN) 02:12:32
7 Kebede, Fikadu Girma (ETH) 02:12:51
8 El Hachimi, Abdelhadi (BEL) 02:14:14
9 Arusei, Isaac Kipkogei (KEN) 02:16:54
10 Rybak, Vitaly (UKR) 02:20:46

Top 10 Women

1 Salem, Souad Ait (ALG) 02:33:09
2 Leonteva, Nadeshda (RUS) 02:33:32
3 Kitur, Bornes (KEN) 02:33:50
4 Conrad, Nolene (RSA) 02:54:59
5 Wagner, Carola (GER) 02:57:06
6 Friedrich, Katrin (GER) 03:04:43
7 Sato, Sachiko (JPN) 03:09:22
8 Kosmala, Sylwia (POL) 03:18:27
9 Ilse, Karola (GER) 03:20:24
10 Wonik, Jasmin (GER) 03:24:07

Complete results for the 2014 TUI Hannover Marathon