Results: Kipchoge hits PR, Cherono sets 2015 women's mark to beat in Berlin

29 Sep 2015 03:20
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Credit : visitBerlin

Marathon results

The fastest marathon course in the world lived up to its title over the weekend as Eliud Kipchoge ran a personal best of 2:04:01 to win the Berlin Marathon.
Kipchoge broke his marathon mark by three seconds, good for 11th all-time, anywhere, ever, despite his insoles coming out of his shoes early in the race.
Close to 28,000 runners took part in the run around Germany.
Eliud Kiptanui (2:05:21) cut just over two minutes for his fifth-place finish a year ago to take second.
Feyisa Lilesa rounded out the top three with a time of 2:06:57.

In just her second attempt at a marathon, Gladys Cherono (2:19:25) recording the top time of any women, anywhere so far in 2015.
Aberu Kebede earned runner-up honors with a time of 2:20:48.
Meseret Hailu (2:24:33) managed to hold off Tadelech Bekele (2:25:01) for third.
Bekele finish fourth last year as well.

Top 10 Men

1 Eliud KIPCHOGE KEN 2:04:01
2 Eliud KIPTANUI KEN 2:05:21
3 Feyisa LILESA ETH 2:06:57
4 Emmanuel MUTAI KEN 2:07:46
5 Geoffrey MUTAI KEN 2:09:29
6 Reid COOLSEAT CAN 2:10:28
7 Koen NAERT BEL 2:10:31
8 Yared SHEGUMO POL 2:10:47
9 Koji GOKAYA JPN 2:10:58
10 Scott OVERALL GBR 2:11:24

Top 10 Women

1 Gladys CHERONO KEN 2:19:25
2 Aberu KEBEDE ETH 2:20:48
3 Meseret HAILU ETH 2:24:33
4 Tadelech BEKELE ETH 2:25:01
5 Andrea DEELSTRA NED 2:26:46
7 Lisa NEMEC CRO 2:27:57
8 Tomomi TANAKA JPN 2:28:00
9 Sonia SAMUELS GBR 2:28:04
10 Fate TOLA ETH 2:28:24

Complete Results