Results: Trio ties for first in France

08 Sep 2015 12:15
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Half Marathon results

The top five runners in the Semi-Marathon de Lille all finished within 13 seconds of each other including Stephen Chebogut, Bonsa Dida Direba and 2013 winner Vincent Kipruto, who tied for first with a time of 1:00:09.
Direba finished seventh in 2013.
All three, along with Jairus Kipchoge Birech (1:00:23), Norbert Kigen (1:00:32) and Eliud Mwangi set person records.
More than 6,000 runners took part in the race on Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.
For the women, it was Peninah Jerop Arusei winning with a time of 1:08:56.
Runner-up Sarah Chepchirchir (1:10:01) cut just over three minutes from her fourth-place finish a year ago.
She finished fifth in 2012.
Hirut Alemayehu Gebremikaiel (1:11:03) came in just 30 seconds ahead of Fionnuala Britton (1:11:33) for third.

Top 10 Men

1 Stephen CHEBOGUT KEN 1:00:19
2 Bonsa Dida DIREBA ETH 1:00:19
3 Vincent KIPRUTO KEN 1:00:19
4 Jairus Kipchoge BIRECH KEN 1:00:23
5 Norbert KIGEN KEN 1:00:32
6 Eliud MWANGI KEN 1:02:04
7 Wesley Kipkosgei CHELANGA KEN 1:04:22
8 Benjamin MALATY FRA 1:05:15
9 Jean-Damascene HABARUREMA FRA 1:05:16
10 Yohan DURAND FRA 1:05:35

Top 10 Women

1 Peninah Jerop ARUSEI KEN 1:08:56
2 Sarah CHEPCHIRCHIR KEN 1:10:01
3 Hirut Alemayehu GEBREMIKAIEL ETH 1:11:03
4 Fionnuala BRITTON IRE 1:11:33
5 Laurane PICOCHE FRA 1:12:52
6 Karine PASQUIER FRA 1:15:27
7 Corinne HERBRETEAU FRA 1:15:58
8 Elodie NAVARRO FRA 1:16:56
9 Marie PRIOUX FRA 1:19:44
10 Emilie VENZA FRA 1:21:44

Complete Results

10K results

Top 10 Men

1 Abraham NIYONKURU BDI 28:59
2 Gervais HAKIZIMANA RWA 29:15
3 Michael GRAS FRA 29:35
4 Mehdi AKAOUCH FRA 29:51
5 Damien GRAS FRA 29:59
6 Hicham BRIKI VNM 30:04
7 Driss EL HIMER FRA 30:16
8 Loic LETELLIER FRA 30:36
9 Francois LEPROVOST FRA 30:41
10 Frederic BOUVIER FRA 30:42

Top 10 Women

1 Fanny PRUVOST FRA 33:53
2 Samira MEZEGHRANE-SAAD FRA 33:58
3 Aurore GUERIN FRA 34:14
4 Hayet FERAHTIA ALG 35:42
5 Caroline EL HIMER FRA 36:22
6 Mireille MULL-JOCHEM FRA 37:37
7 Judith GASTON FRA 37:47
8 Melanie GARNIER FRA 38:09
9 Caroline LAFAYE FRA 38:12
10 Maite BILLAUD FRA 38:16

Complete Results