Dominic Kangor Kimwetich scored victory with a time of 02:11:45, establishing a new record for the course. He bested Kaleab Selomon Ghilagabr who crossed the finish line 37 seconds behind him. The third place went to Charles Wachira Maina with a time of 02:13:55
In the women’s race, Shitaye Gemechu Debellu took top spot in 02:38:41 , followed by Divina Jepkogei who finished with a time of 02:40:01. Finishing third was Mulunesh Zwedu Asefa (02:44:08.
Course record for Kangor the highlight at Riga Marathon – International Association of Athletics Federations https://t.co/swELQQMjEM
— Marathon report (@Marathonreport) May 15, 2016
|1||Dominic Kangor Kimwetich||02:11:45|
|2||Kaleab Selomon Ghilagabr||02:12:22|
|3||Charles Wachira Maina||02:13:55|
|4||Shumet Akalnew Mengistu||02:15:37|
|5||Beyene Effa Soboka||02:18:04|
|1||Shitaye Gemechu Debellu||02:38:41|
|3||Mulunesh Zwedu Asefa||02:44:08|
|5||Abiyot Eshetu Deme||02:46:06|
Ibrahim Mukunga Wachira took top spot in 01:05:26. Daviti Kharazishvili secured second in this year’s race with a time of 01:05:38. Erik Gramstad (01:07:46) made notched third place.
In the women’s race, Jeļena Prokopčuka got a win, finishing with a time of 01:16:06 . She bested Rasa Drazdauskaite who crossed the finish line 16 seconds behind her. Finishing third was Ilona Marhele (01:16:37).
A rainy Riga Marathon. Proud of the Dutch participants and Embassy colleagues joining pic.twitter.com/Kb7Y8M45In
— Pieter J Langenberg (@NLinLatvia) May 15, 2016
|1||Ibrahim Mukunga Wachira||01:05:26|
The next edition of the Lattelecom Riga Marathon will be on May 14, 2017.