• Aiyabei sets Pargue Marathon Course Record (2:21:57)

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Kenya's Valary Aiyabei clocked massive of 2:21:57 to smash Prague marathon (IAAF Gold Label Road Race) course record on Sunday, May 6.

Aiyabei, who won Valencia and Barcelona marathons last year, shaved 37 seconds off from previous course record and more than 3 minutes from her own personal best  to win the 2017 Prague marathon.

There was a thrilling battle for the men's Prague marathon trophy as Ethiopian Gebretsadik Abraha beat his compatriot Bazu Worku by one second to win the race in 2:08.47. Another Ethiopian Mekuant Ayenew clocked 2:09:00 to conclude the podium. 

Top Results Men

1 Gebretsadik Abraha (ETH) 2:08:47

2 Bazu Worku (ETH) 2:08:48

3 Mekuant Ayenew (ETH) 2:09:00

4 Benson Kipruto (KEN) 2:09:51

5 Salah Eddine Bounasr (MAR) 2:10:04

6 Yuki Kawauchi (JPN) 2:10:13

7 Said Aitaddi (MAR) 2:10:38

8 Samsom Gebreyohannes (ERI) 2:14:25


Top Results Women

1 Valary Aiyabei (KEN) 2:21:57

2 Amane Beriso (ETH) 2:22:15

3 Tadelech Bekele (ETH) 2:22:23

4 Hirut Tibebu (ETH) 2:24:04

5 Feyse Tadese (ETH) 2:26:46

6 Carla Salome Rocha (POR) 2:27:08

7 Mulu Seboka (ETH) 2:29:17

8 Beatrice Toroitich (KEN) 2:32:25



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