Results 2019: Chicago Marathon. Brigid Kosgei set a new World Record!

14 Oct 2019 14:34
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Chicago Marathon 2016
Credit : Uday Puri

Lawrence Cherono took top honours by finishing the race in 02:05:45. Coming in second was Dejene Debela (02:05:46). The third place went to Asefa Mengstu with a time of 02:05:48

In the ladies race, it was Brigid Kosgei (02:14:04) taking the top spot. Take a closer look at that time. It is the new world record! Kosgei managed to beat the record Paula Radcliffe set in 200, 16 years ago. She finished 6 minutes 47 secondes ahead of Ababel Yeshaneh. While Gelete Burka came in third at 02:20:55

Top 5 Men

1 Lawrence Cherono KEN 02:05:45
2 Dejene Debela ETH 02:05:46
3 Asefa Mengstu ETH 02:05:48
4 Bedan Karoki KEN 02:05:53
5 Bashir Abdi BEL 02:06:14

Top 5 Women

1 Brigid Kosgei KEN 02:14:04
2 Ababel Yeshaneh ETH 02:20:51
3 Gelete Burka ETH 02:20:55
4 Emma Bates USA 02:25:27
5 Fionnuala Mccormack IRL 02:26:47

Complete results