Results: Yinesa repeats as winner in Soweto

04 Nov 2015 13:37
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Marathon results

Sintayehu Legese Yinesa (2:23:20) defended his title in the Soweto Marathon, despite coming in more than five minutes slower than last year.
Mike Fokoroni (2:24:12) managed to hold off John Kirui (2:24:42) for second.
Nearly 5,300 runners took part in the South African race.


For the women, it was Harriet Jepchumba Chebore (2:49:52) coming in just ahead of Amelework Fikadu Bosho (2:50:15) for first.
Selam Abere Alebachew rounded out the top three with a time of 2:52:03.


Top 10 Men

1 Sintayehu Legese YINESA ETH 2:23:20 2 Mike FOKORONI ZIM 2:24:12 3 John KIRUI KEN 2:24:42 4 Sufa Chala DAMESSA ETH 2:25:31 5 Lebenya NKOKA LES 2:26:45 6 Ezekiel TARUS KEN 2:26:56 7 Teboho SELLO LES 2:27:53 8 Tsepang RAMONENE LES 2:29:11 9 Leswene Africa MAILOLA RSA 2:30:08 10 Tsotsane KGOSI RSA 2:30:31

Top 10 Women

1 Harriet Jepchumba CHEBORE KEN 2:49:52 2 Amelework Fikadu BOSHO ETH 2:50:15 3 Selam Abere ALEBACHEW ETH 2:52:03 4 Peris JEPKORIR KEN 2:55:03 5 Ekandjo Ndeshimona Nangula LEENA NAM 2:55:59 6 Pailine CHEPCHUMBA KEN 2:56:30 7 Moleboheng MAFATA LES 3:02:44 8 Chelitu Bogale ASEFA ETH 3:04:00 9 Jennifer KOECH KEN 3:04:42 10 Dineo CHAKA RSA 3:05:00

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Half Marathon results

Elroy Gelant (1:06:33) beat out more than 4,300 runners to win the Soweto Half Marathon.
David Manja earned runner-up honors with a time of 1:07:39.
Coming in third was Sibusiso Nzima at 1:07:57.
For the women, it was Dinah-Rose Phalula (1:19:45) taking the top spot.
Keneilwe Sesing secured second with a time of (1:20:56).
Christine Kalmer (1:21:13) finished third.

Top 10 Men

1 Elroy GELANT RSA 1:06:33 2 David MANJA RSA 1:07:39 3 Sibusiso NZIMA RSA 1:07:57 4 Xolisa TYALI RSA 1:08:24 5 Jobo KHATOANE LES 1:09:03 6 Philani BUTHELEZI RSA 1:10:05 7 Lehlohonolo RALETEBELE LES 1:10:16 8 Nyedimane Chabeli SIDWELL RSA 1:10:37 9 Tumelo MAHLANGU RSA 1:11:37 10 Itumeleng TSHETLANYANA RSA 1:11:46

Top 10 Women

1 Dinah-Rose PHALULA RSA 1:19:45 2 Keneilwe SESING RSA 1:20:56 3 Christine KALMER RSA 1:21:13 4 Rene KALMER RSA 1:21:52 5 Charne BOSMAN RSA 1:22:18 6 Jenna CHALLENOR RSA 1:23:11 7 Makhosazane Ladyfair MHLONGO RSA 1:25:28 8 Ntebaleng LETSELA RSA 1:25:37 9 Tebogo MASHEHLA RSA 1:27:26 10 Yanica VENTER RSA 1:32:31

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10K results

Top 10 Men

1 Namakoe Lucky NKASI RSA 31:16 2 Mthobisi BALOYI RSA 31:36 3 Thabang MOSIAKO RSA 31:40 4 Khoarahlane SEUTLOALI LES 31:46 5 Lucky MOHALE RSA 32:01 6 Tumelo MOTLAGALE RSA 32:03 7 Sikhumbuzo SEME RSA 32:30 8 Kenneth KOECH KEN 32:38 9 Dikotsi LEKOPA RSA 32:42 10 Kabelo MELAMU RSA 32:45

Top 10 Women

1 Rutendo NYAHORA ZIM 36:23 2 Nolene CONRAD RSA 37:02 3 Diana PHALULA RSA 37:16 4 Caster SEMENYA RSA 42:56 5 Ricci-Lee BROOKSTONE RSA 44:51 6 Matikanganisa KUFAZVITSVENE ZIM 45:24 7 Makoma BATJI RSA 47:01 8 Sarah MAHLANGU RSA 48:30 9 Assalina NYATHI RSA 48:48 10 Sandra BROOKSTONE RSA 49:02

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