New course record set at Lattelecom Riga Marathon

19 May 2015 05:05
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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2015 Half marathon start
Credit : Oskars D

Ethiopia’s Haile Tolossa Bekuma won the marathon with a new PB of 2:12:29. This is the fastest marathon ever in Latvia and the third year in a row the record has been broken.

Beyene Effa Soboka also from Ethipia took the second place with a time of 02:12:51. The third place went to Duncan Cheruiyot Koech from Kenya in 02:12:52.

In the women’s race the victory also went to an Ethiopian runner, Meseret Eshetu with a time of 2:37:04, short of 13 seconds to set a new course record. Worknesh Tola Biru (Ethiopia) finished at the second pace in 02:42:07 and Ruth Wanjiru Kuria (Kenya) at the third place in 02:42:28.

The date for he 2016 edition has already been set. The event will take place on May 15th.

Marathon Results

Top 10 Men

1 Haile Tolossa Bekuma ET 02:12:28
2 Beyene Effa Soboka ET 02:12:51
3 Duncan Cheruiyot Koech KE 02:12:52
4 Abraraw Misganaw Tegegne ET 02:13:50
5 Mariko Kiplagat Kipchumba KE 02:14:37
6 Valērijs Žolnerovičs LV 02:14:39
7 Hicham El Barouki MA 02:15:39
8 Kent Iinuma JP 02:16:36
9 Amos Tirop Matui KE 02:16:38
10 Cosmas Kigen KE 02:21:54

Top 10 Women

1 Eshetu Deme Meseret ET 02:37:03
2 Worknesh Tola Biru ET 02:42:07
3 Ruth Wanjiru Kuria KE 02:42:28
4 Natalia Volgina RU 02:45:25
5 Vicoty Chepkemoi KE 02:46:56
6 Kitija Valtere LV 02:58:12
7 Sabine Schmitt DE 03:07:09
8 Annika Vaher EE 03:08:50
9 Dace Banga LV 03:16:09
10 Vita Devjatņikova LV 03:17:41

Complete Marathon Results

Half Marathon Results

Top 10 Men

1 Jānis Girgensons LV 01:06:21
2 Andrei Hrechny BY 01:09:25
3 Yury Vinogradov RU 01:11:20
4 ARMANDS TĀLUMS LV 01:11:32
5 ALESSANDRO CLAUT IT 01:11:41
6 Andrejs Jesko LV 01:12:23
7 Kārlis Vīksne LV 01:14:11
8 Michael Eggenberger CH 01:14:28
9 Edgars Cimermanis LV 01:14:51

Top 10 Women

1 Jeļena Prokopčuka LV 01:13:25
2 Rasa Drazdauskaite LT 01:16:32
3 Karīna Helmane LV 01:24:14
4 Lelde Kalniņa LV 01:26:05
5 Alina Sokalska LV 01:26:16
6 Laura Čakle LV 01:26:34
7 Loreta Bliujiene LT 01:27:09
8 Zanda Zariņa-Rešetina LV 01:32:13
9 Lieke Beentjes NL 01:32:26
10 Linda Katlapa LV 01:33:11

Complete Half Marathon Results

10 km Results

Top 10 Men

1 Mārtiņš Jocis LV 00:32:14
2 Rolands Kaimiņš LV 00:32:16
3 Renārs Roze LV 00:32:22
4 Anatolijs Macuks LV 00:33:08
5 Jevgēnijs Turkins LV 00:33:31
6 Aigars Matisons LV 00:34:52
7 Āris Brantevics LV 00:34:52
8 Sergey Mikhalev RU 00:34:57
9 Sandis Kižla LV 00:35:26
10 Māris Pakārklis LV 00:35:57

Top 10 Women

1 Ilona Marhele LV 00:36:23
2 Lelde Neimande LV 00:38:36
3 Ināra Lūse LV 00:40:02
4 Nora Krevneva LV 00:40:20
5 Laura Laimiņa LV 00:40:53
6 Kristīne Estere Lūse LV 00:41:02
7 Natālija Stratijenko LV 00:41:04
8 Inga Zālīte LV 00:41:08
9 Zane Grike LV 00:41:19
10 Diana Golek PL 00:41:50

Complete 10 km Results

5 km Results

Top 10 Men

1 Dmitrijs Serjogins LV 00:14:41
2 Artūrs Medveds LV 00:15:36
3 Kārlis Lukjanovs LV 00:16:15
4 Kārlis Leimanis DE 00:16:15
5 Teet Kokk EE 00:16:34
6 Ruslans Smolonskis LV 00:16:40
7 Artūrs Junolainens LV 00:17:07
8 Arsēnijs Kadiševs LV 00:17:27
9 Alvis Freidenfelds LV 00:17:34
10 Nils Edgars Briedis LV 00:17:43

Top 10 Women

1 Līga Girgensone LV 00:18:02
2 Ginta Valtere LV 00:18:55
3 Patrīcija Cīrule LV 00:18:58
4 Kristine Shishkareva RU 00:19:56
5 Izabella Bogdanova LV 00:20:16
6 Viktorija Jarullina LV 00:20:29
7 Sabīne Valtasa LV 00:20:36
8 DAIRA DEIČMANE LV 00:20:36
9 Patrīcija Eiduka LV 00:20:42
10 Linda Kurpniece LV 00:20:50

Complete 5 km Results