• Deressa Chimsa and Flomina Cheyech take Toronto waterfall Marathon Crowns

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Ethiopia's Deressa Chimsa and Kenya's Flomina Cheyech won Canadas Largest road running event the Toronto Waterfall marathon on Sunday (20).

The men's race winner Chimsa set the fastest time ever run on the Canadian soil 2:07:05. The second place took Kenyas Solomon Kiptoo finishing almost 2 minutes behind the winner  2:09:03, while Habtamu Assefa of Ethiopia concluded the podium running 2:10:38.

The 31 year old Kenyan Flomina Cheyech clocked a very solid 2:25:13 to win the women's marathon.  Ethiopia Sechale Adugnaof finished in second 2:26:43 while Canada's Lanni Marchantwho finished in third seting a new national record of 2:28:00. 

 

Men's Top 10 Results

Place

Name

Country

Time

KM Pace

1
Deressa Chimsa , ETH
2:07:05
3:01
2
Solomon Kiptoo , KEN
2:09:03
3:04
3
Habtamu Assefa , ETH
2:10:38
3:06
4
Henry Sugut , KEN
2:11:17
3:07
5
Eric Gillis , CAN
2:11:49
3:08
6
Rob Watson , CAN
2:13:29
3:10
7
Sahle Warga , ETH
2:16:03
3:14
8
Ezekiel Omullo , KEN
2:16:15
3:14
9
Sammy Kipkoech Tum Eldoret, KEN
2:18:30
3:17
10
Mekuant Ayenew , ETH
2:18:58
3:18

Women's Top 10 Results

Place Name Country
Time KM Pace
1
Flomina Cheyech , KEN
2:25:13
3:27
2
Sechale Adugna , ETH
2:26:43
3:29
3
Lanni Marchant , CAN
2:28:00
3:31
4
Krista Duchene , CAN
2:28:32
3:32
5
Selomie Getnet , ETH
2:28:53
3:32
6
Beatrice Toroitich , KEN
2:29:22
3:33
7
Lioudmila Kortchaguina , CAN
2:34:58
3:41
8
Natasha Wodak , CAN
2:35:16
3:41
9
Marilyn Arsenault Victoria, CAN
2:40:20
3:48
10
Alena Samokhvalova , RUS
2:41:19
3:50

 

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