Results: GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon

23 May 2016 07:33
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Credit : Guillaume Baviere

Once again, runners packed the streets of Gothenburg (Göteborg) the second largest city in Sweden to take part in the GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon . With 45,149 finishers, the race should maintain its status as the largest Half Marathon in the world and the largest event in Sweden.

Richard Mengich took top honors by finishing the race in 00:59:35, followed by Geoffrey Yegon who finished with a time of 01:00:12. Leonard Langat got the third place in 01:01:40.

In the women’s race, Viola Jepchumba took top honors by finishing the race in 01:08:01 , ahead of Worknesh Degefa (01:08:54). While Angela Tanui came in third at 01:09:32

Top 5 Men

1 Richard Mengich KEN 00:59:35
2 Geoffrey Yegon KEN 01:00:12
3 Leonard Langat KEN 01:01:40
4 Morris Munene KEN 01:01:40
5 Festus Talam KEN 01:01:48

Top 5 Women

1 Viola Jepchumba KEN 01:08:01
2 Worknesh Degefa ETH 01:08:54
3 Angela Tanui KEN 01:09:32
4 Ashete Bekele ETH 01:10:36
5 Didaba Kuma ETH 01:12:15

Complete results