Results: Sefir wins close, Aiyabei sets records in Barcelona

17 Mar 2016 20:35
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Marathon results

Dino Sefir (2:09:31) defeated more than 16,900 runners to win the 39th annual Marato de Barcelona off the east coast of Spain.
Albert Korir (2:10:08) came in just 15 seconds ahead of Jafred Chirchir Kipchumba (2:10:23) to take second.


For the women, it was Valary Jemeli Aiyabei (2:25:26) setting multiple records, including the Spanish women’s all-comers mark to beat.
Her time of 2:25:26 was also a course record and a personal best.
Last year’s winner Aynalem Kassahun earned runner-up honors with a time of 2:30:50.
Motu Megersa (2:32:06) rounded out the top three.


Top 10 Men

1 Dino SEFIR ETH 2:09:31 2 Albert KORIR KEN 2:10:08 3 Jafred Chirchir KIPCHUMBA KEN 2:10:23 4 Eliud TARUS KEN 2:11:19 5 Abdi FUFA ETH 2:11:22 6 Dominic KANGOR KEN 2:11:43 7 Andrew KIMTAI KEN 2:12:21 8 Elicky Kipchogue MASE KEN 2:12:25 9 Pius KIROP KEN 2:12:58 10 Moses TOO KEN 2:14:13

Top 10 Women

1 Valary Jemeli AIYABEI KEN 2:25:26 2 Aynalem KASSAHUN ETH 2:30:50 3 Motu MEGERSA ETH 2:32:06 4 Marisa CASANUEVA CABRERO ESP 2:34:57 5 Esther Wanjiru MACHARIA KEN 2:37:36 6 Nyakisi ADERO UGA 2:42:58 7 Lone BALLING DEN 2:45:22 8 Asa LUNDIN SWE 2:51:29 9 Yolanda Castillejo CASANOVAS ESP 2:51:14 10 Sofia MATTIASSON SWE 2:51:59

Complete Results