Results 2016: Hans Christian Andersen Marathon

04 Oct 2016 12:36
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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H.C. Andersen MarathonCredit : Eventyret Fyn – VisitFyn

Each year, the city of Odense in Denmark hosts a marathon to celebrate one of its best known citizens : Hans Christian Andersen, author of the famous fairy tales.

Hans Christian Andersen Marathon

Fikadu Kebebe Debele grinded past more than 1295 runners to win in 02:15:20. He bested William Morwabe who crossed the finish line 41 seconds behind him. Getu Nigussie Demie got the third place in 02:16:12.

For the women, Roza Dereje Bekele won the race with a time of 02:31:15 . She finished 4 minutes 12 seconds ahead of Bekelu Beji Geletu. Rounding out the top three was Jedidah Karungu with a time of 02:36:42.

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Hans Christian Andersen Half Marathon for Women

For the women, Boneshi Tamene won the race with a time of 01:14:26 . She bested Alemi Degefa who crossed the finish line 4 seconds behind her. The third place went to Louise Langelund batting with a time of 01:14:50

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Hans Christian Andersen Half Marathon for Men

Steffen Massaro grinded past more than 1241 runners to win in 01:09:00. Coming in second was Dennis Pedersen (01:12:58). Frank Barrit got the third place in 01:13:04.

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