• Kipsang and Kiplagat Prevail in London

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The World marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang (KEN) and the double world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat (KEN) won the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday, April 13.

The 32-year-old Kipsang won his second London marathon title smashing the course record by clocking 2:04.24 and defeating his compatriot Stanley Biwot (2:04:55). The third place took last year's London marathon winner Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebebe, who posted a time of 2:06.30.

Mo Farah in his marathon debut took 8th place clocking a solid 2:08:2.

In the  women's race, the world marathon rchampion of Kenya, Edna Kiplagat, won the race in season's best time of 2:20:21 and defeating another Kenyan Florence Kiplagat  (2:20:24).

The all time Greatest women's distance runner on the track, Tirunsh Dibaba, of Ethiopia in her first marathon race impressed with the 3rd place and a brilliant time of 2:20:35.

Men Top Results

1 » Kipsang, Wilson (KEN) 01:02:31 02:04:29
2 » Biwott, Stanley (KEN) 01:02:31 02:04:55
3 » Kebede, Tsegaye (ETH) 01:02:30 02:06:30
4 » Abshero, Ayele (ETH) 01:02:31 02:06:31
5 » Mekonnen, Tsegaye (ETH) 01:02:31 02:08:06
6 » Mutai, Geoffrey (KEN) 01:02:31 02:08:18
7 » Mutai, Emmanuel (KEN) 01:02:31 02:08:19
8 » Farah, Mo (GBR) 01:03:08 02:08:21
9 » Lilesa, Feyisa (ETH) 01:02:31 02:08:26
10 » Vail, Ryan (USA) 01:05:05 02:10:57
11 » Thompson, Chris (GBR) 01:05:05 02:11:19
12 » Kiprotich, Stephen (UGA) 01:03:48 02:11:37
13 » Coolsaet, Reid (CAN) 01:05:05 02:13:40
14 » Nimo, Pedro (ESP) 01:05:56 02:14:15
15 » Livesey, Ben (GBR) 01:07:21 02:17:44

 

Women Top Results

1 » Kiplagat, Edna (KEN) 02:20:21
2 » Kiplagat, Florence (KEN) 02:20:24
3 » Dibaba, Tirunesh (ETH) 02:20:35
4 » Tadese, Feyse (ETH) 02:21:42
5 » Kebede, Aberu (ETH) 02:23:21
6 » Augusto, Jessica (POR) 02:24:25
7 » Gamera-Shmyrko, Tetyana (UKR) 02:25:30
8 » Felix, Ana Dulce (POR) 02:26:46
9 » Gelana, Tiki (ETH) 02:26:58
10 » Kovalenko, Liudmyla (UKR) 02:31:31
11 » Shimizu, Yuko (JPN) 02:32:00
12 » Nukuri-Johnson, Diane (BDI) 02:33:01
13 » Whitehead, Amy (GBR) 02:34:20
14 » Stepto, Emma (GBR) 02:36:05

 

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