• Kamworor and Cherono Win World Half Marathon Titles

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Kenyans, Gladys Cherono and Wilson Kipsang Kamworor, took the world Half Marathon titles in Copenhagen  on Saturday (29).

In the Women's race Kenyans swept the whole podium for the first time with Cherono in first (1:07:28) , Marry Wacera Ngugi in second (1:07:28) and Sally Chepyego Kaptich in third (1:07:51).

The men's race winner  Wilson Kipsang Kamworor clocked seasons' fastest time of 59.07. Second place finisher Samuel Tsegay of Eritrea held of Ethiopia's Guye Adola for second clocking 59.20. 

The five time men's half marathon winner Zersenay Tadese finished in 4th 59.37.

Men's team title took Eritrea squad while women's team title won Kenyans.

Men's Top Results

1 Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor  KEN 59:07 WL
2 Samuel Tsegay  ERI 59:20 PB
3 Guye Adola  ETH 59:20 PB
4 Zersenay Tadese  ERI 59:37 SB
5 Nguse Amlosom  ERI 59:59
6 Wilson Kiprop  KEN 1:00:00
7 Ghirmay Ghebreslassie  ERI 1:00:09 SB
8 Samsom Gebreyohannes  ERI 1:00:12 PB
9 Adugna Takele  ETH 1:00:14 PB
10 Kenneth Kiprop Kipkemoi  KEN 1:00:28 SB
11 Geofrey Kusuro  UGA 1:00:40 PB
12 Stephen Mokoka  RSA 1:00:46 PB
13 Elroy Gelant  RSA 1:01:09 PB
14 Bonsa Dida  ETH 1:01:11 PB
15 Lusapho April  RSA 1:01:15 PB
16 Polat Kemboi Arikan  TUR 1:01:21 NR
17 Ayad Lamdassem  ESP 1:01:21 PB
18 Masato Kikuchi  JPN 1:01:22
19 Fikre Assefa  ETH 1:01:29 PB
20 El Hassane Ben Lkhainouch  FRA 1:01:30 PB

 

Women Top Results

1 Gladys Cherono  KEN 1:07:28 SB
2 Mary Wacera Ngugi  KEN 1:07:43 PB
3 Selly Chepyego Kaptich  KEN 1:07:51 PB
4 Lucy Wangui Kabuu  KEN 1:08:36 SB
5 Mercy Jerotich Kibarus  KEN 1:08:41 SB
6 Netsanet Gudeta  ETH 1:08:45 PB
7 Christelle Daunay  FRA 1:08:47 SB
8 Valeria Straneo  ITA 1:08:54 SB
9 Tsehay Desalegn  ETH 1:09:03 PB
10 Genet Yalew  ETH 1:09:14 PB
11 Krisztina Papp  HUN 1:10:07
12 Mame Feyisa  ETH 1:10:07 PB
13 Annie Bersagel  USA 1:10:09 PB
14 Lauren Kleppin  USA 1:10:15 PB
15 Sayo Nomura  JPN 1:10:17 SB
16 Hirut Alemayehu  ETH 1:10:24 PB
17 Risa Takenaka  JPN 1:10:29
18 Alyson Dixon  GBR 1:10:37 PB
19 Reia Iwade  JPN 1:10:44 SB
20 Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal  NOR 1:10:52 SB

 

 

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