African runners were victorious; women’s historical record

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One more feat was achieved in the Plaza de la Constitución after the African runners, Amane Beriso (Ethiopia) and Edwin Kiprop Kiptoo (Kenya), emerged as the big winners of the Mexico City Marathon with historical record (female) and route, respectively.

kiptoo crossed the finish line located in front of the National Palace with a time of 2:10:48, thus imposing the best time of the route that starts from the University Olympic Stadium and ends in the national square with an extension of 42 kilometers and 195 meters. Just a couple of minutes later, his countrymen Kenneth Kiplagat Limo (2:12:37) and Rhonzas Lokitam Kilmo (2:36:35) They finalized the winning shortlist in the men’s section.

For its part, Amane Beriso Shankule The competition ended with an official time of 2:25:04 and lowered two minutes his mark established in the last edition of the Mexico City Marathon to impose a new historical record in its branch. The podium was completed by the Kenyan Cynthia Chepchirchir Kosgei (2:31:08) and Muliye Dekebo Haylemariyam (2:36:35).

The winners were awarded a prize of 180 thousand, 245 thousand Y 550 thousand pesos for the third, second and first place, respectively. The ceremony was held in the zócalo in an isolated manner and the bulk of the competition’s participants continued to run through the avenues of the country’s capital.

Beriso He also won a bonus 500 thousand pesos for breaking the historical record in the women’s branch, while Kiprop Kiptoo sumo 200 thousand pesos more to your award for setting a new road record.

Margaret Hernandez (2:42:11) and eloy sanchez (2:19:51) registered the best times for Mexican runners and were proclaimed as fifth and eighth absolute place in their respective.

“I am content for the first Mexican (to reach the finish line), but I am not satisfied with my time,” Sánchez said at the end of his participation. For her part, Hernández was more optimistic about her performance in the competition: “I am very happy, satisfied and very proud.”

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