Results: Kipruto, Edesa claim victory in China

11 Jan 2016 04:00
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Marathon results

Vincent Kipruto (2:10:18) narrowly defeated Shura Kitata (2:10:20) to win the Xiamen International Marathon in China.
More than 27,000 runners completed the course off the east coast of Xiamen Island.
Feyisa Bekele (2:11:09) finished just ahead of Gebre Mekuant (2:11:38) for third.


For the women, it was Workenesh Edesa (2:24:04) cutting more than seven minutes from her personal best to take the top spot.
Runner-up Marta Lema (2:24:32) also set a new personal record, chopping almost a minute and a half.
Fantu Eticha (2:26:53) managed to hold off last year’s runner-up Meseret Legese (2:27:07) for third.


Top 10 Men

1 Vincent KIPRUTO KEN 2:10:18
2 Shura KITATA ETH 2:10:20
3 Feyisa BEKELE ETH 2:11:09
4 Gebre MEKUANT ETH 2:11:38
5 Abdela GODANA ETH 2:12:17
6 Alemu GEMECHU ETH 2:12:56
7 Kaleab SELOMON ERI 2:15:21
8 Adamu GIRMA ETH 2:15:40
9 Abraham HABTE ERI 2:15:58
10 Andrey PTEROV UZB 2:17:48

Top 10 Women

1 Workenesh EDESA ETH 2:24:04
2 Marta LEMA ETH 2:24:32
3 Fantu ETICHA ETH 2:26:53
4 Meseret LEGESE ETH 2:27:07
5 Mirriam WANGARI KEN 2:33:27
6 Kim Kum OK DPRK 2:36:17
7 Rahma TUSA ETH 2:37:14
8 Kim Hyang OK DPRK 2:41:59
9 Luvsanlundeg OTGONBAYAR MGL 2:42:49
10 Bayartsogt MUNKHZAYA MGL 2:43:33

Complete Results