Results: Legese, Limo finish just steps ahead in UAE

19 Feb 2016 09:48
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Credit : Vic Sailer

Half Marathon results

Birhanu Legese (1:00:40) barely beat out Stanley Biwott (1:00:40) to win the 10th annual RAK Half Marathon in Ras Al Khaimahof the United Arab Emirates.
Almost 3,000 runners completed the course.
Nguse Amlosom and Abraham Cheroben tied for third with a time of 1:00:41, just edging Edwin Kipyego (1:00:45) and Simon Cheprot (1:00:46).
For the women, it was Cynthia Limo (1:06:04) legging out a similarly close one at the top with Gladys Cherono (1:06:07).
Limo finished third a year ago.
Both set personal bests in this year race and moved up the world’s all-time list to third and fourth, respectively.
Genet Yalew took third with a time of 1:06:26.


Top 10 Men

1 Birhanu LEGESE ETH 1:00:40
2 Stanley BIWOTT KEN 1:00:04
3 Nguse AMLOSOM ERI 1:00:41
4 Abraham CHEROBEN KEN 1:00:41
5 Edwin KIPYEGO KEN 1:00:45
6 Simon CHEPROT KEN 1:00:46
7 Edwin KIPTOO KEN 1:01:00
8 Cosmas BIRECH KEN 1:01:49
9 Emmanuel BETT KEN 1:01:55
10 Leonard KOMON KEN 1:02:12

Top 10 Women

1 Cynthia LIMO KEN 1:06:04
2 Gladys CHERONO KEN 1:06:07
3 Genet YALEW ETH 1:06:26
4 Peres JEPCHIRCHIR KEN 1:06:39
5 Gladys CHESIR KEN 1:06:57
6 Jemima JELAGAT KEN 1:06:58
7 Worknesh DEGEFA ETH 1:07:32
8 Priscah JEPTOO KEN 1:08:04
9 Rose CHELIMO KEN 1:08:08
10 Gulume Tollesa CHALA ETH 1:08:40

Complete Results