Results: Karoki sets world-leading time, barely claims victory in Copenhagen

16 Sep 2015 12:10
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Credit : Powerade København Halvmaraton

Half Marathon results

Designed to be fast, and fast it was with the first four runners setting personal bests in Denmark’s Copenhagen Half Marathon, including Bedan Karoki (59:14) who now holds the fastest time in 2015.
He was just six seconds from the all-time record.
Alex Oloitiptip (59:28) managed to hold off Edwin Kipyego (59:30) and Simon Cheprot (59:32) for second.
The top six spots in a field of more than 19,000 were decided by 50 seconds or less.


For the women, it was Purity Rionoripo hitting her own personal record with a time of 1:08:29.
Stume Asefa (1:08:47) finished just ahead of Lucy Wangui Kabuu (1:08:51) to secure second.


Top 10 Men

1 Bedan Muchiri KAROKI KEN 59:14
2 Alex Korio OLOITIPTIP KEN 59:28
3 Edwin KIPYEGO KEN 59:30
4 Simon CHEPROT KEN 59:32
5 Paul Lonyangata KIPCHUMBA KEN 1:00:01
6 Philip LANGAT KEN 1:00:04
7 Joel Kemboi KIMURER KEN 1:00:58
8 Emmanuel Bett KIPKEMEI KEN 1:01:01
9 Richard SIGEI KEN 1:01:08
10 Shumay MOGOS ETH 1:01:09

Top 10 Women

1 Purity Cherotich RIONORIPO KEN 1:08:29
2 Stume ASEFA ETH 1:08:47
3 Lucy Wangui KABUU KEN 1:08:51
4 Christelle DAUNAY FRA 1:09:57
4 Margaret AGAI KEN 1:09:57
6 Elizaba CHERONO KEN 1:10:52
7 Gladys Jepkemoi YATOR KEN 1:10:54
8 Helen BEKELE ETH 1:11:55
9 Roman MENGISTU ETH 1:11:57
10 Syliva KIBERENGE KEN 1:12:59

Complete Results