• Makau Wins Fukuoka Marathon

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 Former marathon world record holder, Patrick Makau, won the International Fukuoka marathon in Japan on Sunday.

 

The 29-year-old Makau, in his comeback marathon clocked 2:08:22. The second place finisher Ethiopian Raji Assefa was 24 seconds behind the winner, while Mongolia's Ser-Od Bat-Ochir surprisingly finished in third in  2:08:50.

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1. Patrick Makau (Kenya) - 2:08:22
2. Raji Assefa (Ethiopia) - 2:08:48
3. Ser-Od Bat-Ochir (Mongolia) - 2:08:50 - PB
4. Masakazu Fujiwara (Team Honda) - 2:09:06
5. Tomoya Adachi (Team Asahi Kasei) - 2:09:59 - PB
6. Henryk Szost (Poland) - 2:10:02
7. Chiharu Takada (Team JR Higashi Nihon) - 2:10:03 - PB
8. Yared Asmerom (Eritrea) - 2:10:09
9. Tsuyoshi Ugachi (Team Konica Minolta) - 2:10:50 - PB
10. Mekubo Mogusu (Kenya/Team Nissin Shokuhin) - 2:11:29

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