A few weeks before the official inauguration of the Olympic Games (August 5th), thousands of runners took part in the city’s annual marathon.
ELIJAH KIPKEMEI KEMBOI claimed victory with a time of 02:17:05. Coming in second was DICKSON KIMELI CHERUIYOT (02:18:01). Finishing third was WILLY KANGOGO KIMUTAI (02:18:28).
In the ladies race, PRISCILA LORCHIMA won the race with a time of 02:41:23 . LEAH JEROTICH earned runner-up honors with a time of 02:43:30Rounding out the top three was MIRELA SATURNINO DE ANDRADE with a time of 02:47:02.
|1||ELIJAH KIPKEMEI KEMBOI||02:17:05|
|2||DICKSON KIMELI CHERUIYOT||02:18:01|
|3||WILLY KANGOGO KIMUTAI||02:18:28|
|4||UBIRATAN JOSÉ DOS SANTOS||02:21:20|
|5||SERGIO CELESTINO DA SILVA||02:23:55|
|3||MIRELA SATURNINO DE ANDRADE||02:47:02|
|5||REJANE ESTER BISPO DA SILVA||02:57:40|
The victory went to WILLIAN KIBOR who crossed the finish line at 01:03:54 . He finished one second ahead of ROBERT KIPLORIR KIPCHUMBA. GIOVANI DOS SANTOS got the third place in 01:04:01.
In the women’s race, it was FAILUNA ABDI MATANGA (01:13:59) taking the top spot. She finished 50 seconds ahead of ESTHER CHESANG KAKURI. VIVIANE AMORIM FIGUEIREDO got the third place in 01:23:34.
|2||ROBERT KIPLORIR KIPCHUMBA||01:03:55|
|3||GIOVANI DOS SANTOS||01:04:01|
|4||VALÉRIO DE SOUZA FABIANO||01:05:46|
|5||GILBERTO SILVESTRE LOPES||01:07:41|
|1||FAILUNA ABDI MATANGA||01:13:59|
|2||ESTHER CHESANG KAKURI||01:14:49|
|3||VIVIANE AMORIM FIGUEIREDO||01:23:34|
|4||ANA PAULA DO NASCIMENTO LEOTÉRIO||01:28:21|