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• Chebet Wins Third Amsterdam Marathon

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Kenya's Wilson Chebet won for  the 3rd straight year Amsterdam Marathon title by setiing a new course record of 2:05:36 on Sunday (20). WATCH VIDEO HERE

The pacemakers set the early pace perfect to brake the previous course record of 2:05:41 as they passed the 10km mark at 29:27min, the second fastest Amsterdam10km split. A group of around 15 runners stayed together with a top man splitting 62:38 min.

In the final stages of the race it was Wilson Chebet who knew how to to win the race in Amsterdam as he cressed the finish line first with a new course record time of 2:05:36.

Wilson Chebet in 2011 won his first Amsterdam marathon in 2:05:53, last year he won the race in 2:05:41 and this year the Kenyan improved his time to 2:05:36. In fact all three times he managed to break the course record.

The women's race winner Valentine Kipketer of Kenya won the marathon race in  2:23:02. The 20 year old Kenyan improved her personal best mark by 1minute and 31 seconds.

Men Top 10 Results

Place Name City Gross Net
1 Wilson Chebet Kenya 2:05:36 2:05:35
2 Birhanu Girma Ethiopia 2:06:06 2:06:04
3 Bernard Koech Kenya 2:06:29 2:06:27
4 Abdullah Shami Dawit Ethiopia 2:08:02 2:08:01
5 Yekeber Bayabel Ethiopia 2:09:39 2:09:39
6 Gilbert Yegon Kenya 2:09:49 2:09:47
7 Franklin Chepkwony Kenya 2:09:53 2:09:53
8 Dickson Chumba Kenya 2:10:15 2:10:15
9 Mulue Andom Eritrea 2:11:03 2:11:02
10 Luka Kanda Kenya 2:11:24 2:11:24

Top 10 Women Results


Place Name City Gross Net
1 Valentine Kipketer Kenya 2:23:02 2:23:02
2 Serena Burla USA 2:28:01 2:27:59
3 Alice Timbilil Kenya 2:28:36 2:28:34
4 Eyerusalem Kuma Ethiopia 2:31:30 2:31:28
5 Isabella Ochichi
2:31:38 2:31:35
6 Miranda Boonstra Netherland 2:31:49 2:31:47
7 Mestawet Tufa Ethiopia 2:34:10 2:34:08
8 Nicola Duncan Great Brittain 2:36:51 2:36:44
9 Mona Stockhecke Germany 2:38:30 2:38:28
10 Guteni Schone Ethiopia 2:42:25 2:42:23

 


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