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• Bekele Debuts With 2:05.03 in Paris

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The world record holder in 5000m and 10000m, Kenenisa Bekele, in his first marathon race in his running career set a new Paris marathon course record with a time of 2:05.01.

The second place took Limenih Getachew with a time of 2:06.48, while the men's podium concluded Luka Kanda with 2:07.59.

The women's race winner Flomen Cheychen of Kenya posted a time of 2:22.41 with Yebrgual Mlese in second clocking 2:26.18. The third place finisher Ahmed Zemzem posted a time of 2:29.34.


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Men Top Results

1 02:05:03 BEKELE Kenenisa
2 02:06:48 GETACHEW Limenih
3 02:07:59 KANDA Luka
4 02:08:46 KWAMBAI Robert
5 02:09:03 LIMO Jackson
6 02:10:34 KIPKETER Gideon
7 02:10:57 KIGEN Mike
8 02:13:23 BEHAILU Ketema
9 02:13:57 KIPTOO Mark
10 02:15:34 EZZOBAYRY Ahmed
11 02:17:25 GARCIA AZPEITIA LUIS FERNANDO
12 02:17:26 BENAVENTE GONZALEZ PABLO
13 02:18:09 LAHLOU Yassine
14 02:18:43 MUNYUTU Simon
15 02:18:46 KOJIMA YASUAKI

Women Top Results

1
02:22:41 CHEYECH Flomena

2
02:26:18 MELESE Yebrgual

3 02:29:34 ZEMZEM Ahmed

4 02:31:57 CHEMAOI Faith

5
02:36:24 GODANA DERBE Gebisse

6
02:36:31 KOMU Martha

7
02:38:10 KIROS Aheza

8
02:39:20 PICOCHE Laurane

9
02:40:18 ARKHIPOVA Yulia

10
02:41:29 DILLEN Kim


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