• Kenyan Loyanae Clocks 2:06.11 to Win Seoul Marathon

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Kenya's Wilson Loyanae took the top spot at this Sunday's Seoul International Marathon.



clocked 2:06.11the fastest winning time in the history of the Soul International marathon.

In 2012 Loyanae set the course rrecord of 2:05:37 and none until today has run faster in this race.

Another Kenyan Felix Kipchirchir Kiprotich improved his personal best  by just one minute minute to take second place in 2:06:59, while compatriot Jacob Kibet was third in 2:07:48.

The women's race winner Guteni Shone of ethiopia clocked 2:26:22, while Korean runner Kim Seong Eun was second in 2:28:20. The podium concluded China's Xueqin Wang with a finishing time of 2:28:39.

Men top results

1. Wilson Loyanae (KEN) 2:06:11 
2. Felix Kipchirchir Kiprotich (KEN) 2:06:59 
3. Jacob Kibet (KEN) 2:07:47 
4. Dadi Yami Gemeda (ETH) 2:08:05 
5. Abreham Cherkos (ETH) 2:08:14 
6. Yakob Jarso (ETH) 2:09:38

Women top results
1. Guteni Shone (ETH) 2:26:22 
2. Kim Seong Eun (KOR) 2:28:20 
3. Xueqin Wang (CHN) 2:28:39 
4. Chao Yue (CHN) 2:29:26 
5. Chaltu Chimdesa Kumsa (ETH) 2:30:28 
6. Megumi Amako (JPN) 2:34:28

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