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Results: Wangari misses world record by less than a minute in Milan

23 Mar 2016 18:03
Credit : Stramilano

Half Marathon results

Of more than 6,000 participants in the 45th Stramilano Half Marathon, James Mwanji Wangari (59:12) was the only one to finish the IAAF run in northern Italy in under an hour. His mark of 59:12 was good for seventh all-time in the world. In a close race for second, Paul Kariuki Mwangi (1:01:31) finished just ahead of Amos Kibiwot Kurgot (1:01:56).

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For the women, it was Nguriatukei Rael Kiyara (1:10:19) coming out on top. Viola Jelagat earned runner-up honors with a time of 1:11:03. Third place was decided by less than a second with Hellen Jepkurgat (1:11:34) managing to hold off Marry Wanjohi (1:11:35). Jepkurgat finished fourth a year ago with a nearly identical time. She also took in fourth in 2014.

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Top 10 Men

1 James Mwanji WANGARI KEN 59:12
2 Paul Kariuki MWANGI KEN 1:01:31
3 Amos Kibiwot KURGOT KEN 1:01:56
4 Robert KAPTINGEI KEN 1:02:33
5 Victor KIMUTAI KEN 1:02:47
6 Thomas James LOKOMWA KEN 1:03:12
7 Yassine RACHIK ITA 1:03:56
8 Ahmed EL MAZOURY ITA 1:04:46
9 Najibe Marco SALAMI ITA 1:05:13
10 Daniele D’ONOFRIO ITA 1:05:26

Top 10 Women

1 Rael Nguriatukei KIYARA KEN 1:10:19
2 Viola JELAGAT KEN 1:11:03
3 Hellen JEPKURGAT KEN 1:11:34
4 Marry WANJOHI KEN 1:11:35
5 Catherine BERTONE ITA 1:14:18
6 Fabienne SCHLOMPF CHE 1:14:40
7 Giovanna EPIS ITA 1:14:52
8 Gladys Jeekemoi CHEMWENO KEN 1:15:46
9 Evelyne DIETSCHI CHE 1:18:37
10 Eleonora BAZZONI ITA 1:19:15

Complete Results