Results for the 2014 20 km of Brussels

19 May 2014 07:15
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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In 2014, the 35th edition of the 20 km of Brussels broke its participation records. More than 40,200 runners from 123 nationalities where registered to run in the streets of the Belgian capital city.

The number of women taking part also grew. They now represent 27% of the runners.

The race was won by a quartet of Kenyans among which Gilbert KIPRUTO KIRWA was the fastest, completing the race in 00:59:05, followed by Japhet KIPCHICHIR KIPKORIR (59:54) and Emmanuel OLIAUDO NGATUNY (1:00:02).

The podium for the ladies race is 100% Belgium. Ria THIENPONDT wins the race in 1:17:21. Fatima BAOUF (01:17:26) takes the second place and Virginie VANDROOGENBROECK (01:17:41) the third.

As he did last year, King Philippe took part in the race, but couldn’t run faster than in 2013. He finished in 1:58:16.

Unfortunately a 28-year-old runner died during the race.

Top 10 Men

1 KIPRUTO KIRWA Gilbert KEN 00:59:05 2 KIPKORIR Japhet Kipchichir KEN 00:59:54 3 OLIAUDO NGATUNY Emmanuel KEN 01:00:02 4 KURGAT Ronald Kimeli KEN 01:00:36 5 EL HACHIMI Abdelhadi BEL 01:01:03 6 VAN PEBORGH Nick BEL 01:02:15 7 DE VULDER Stijn BEL 01:03:31 8 VAN DROOGENBROECK Lander BEL 01:03:48 9 LAHLAL El Hassane MAR 01:03:57 10 SIHAMMANE Abdeljebbar MAR 01:04:29

Top 10 Ladies

1 THIENPONDT Ria BEL 01:17:21 2 BAOUF Fatima BEL 01:17:26 3 VANDROOGENBROECK Virginie BEL 01:17:41 4 WAUTERS Sonia BEL 01:18:27 5 DELDICQUE Louise Sylvaine BEL 01:18:46 6 DELADRIÈRE Céline BEL 01:19:21 7 COUTURIER Laurence BEL 01:19:33 8 PAUWELS Kristiaan BEL 01:20:15 9 SEMLALI Zaina BEL 01:20:40 10 VAN LAETHEM Sandrine BEL 01:21:01

Complete results for the 2014 20 km of Brussels