New Track Record in SEB Tallinn Marathon

14 Sep 2011 12:21
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release

The top two spots at the SEB Tallinn Marathon held in the centre of Tallinn on Sunday 11 September went to Kenyan runners. Julius Muriuki won with a new track record of 2:12:56. This is the fastest anyone has ever run 42.195 kilometres in Estonia.

Muriuki beat his countryman Isaack Kosgei (2:12:56) into second place by just a footstep. Hassane Ahouchar from Morocco (2:13:17) finished third. Kaupo Sasmin became the Estonian champion after finishing 6th overall with a new personal record of 2:28:25.

The winner among women was Almaz Alemu Balcha from Ethiopia with a time of 2:34:14, which gave her 8th place overall. Irene Chepkirui was second with a time of 2:34:41 (11th overall). The third place went to Leila Luik, who also became the Estonian champion with a superb personal record of 2:52:05.
This gave her 33rd place overall.
All results can be found at here