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• Kipchoge Wins Delhi Half Marathon in 59:48

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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge prevailed in the 2016 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday, November 20.

The Rio Olympics marathon champion, Kipchoge, clocked 59:44 minutes narrowly beating Ethiopia's Yigrem Demelash (59:48).

The men's podium concluded Augustin Choge of Kenya with a time of 60:01 minutes. 

Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia took the women's race with a very fast time of 67:42 minutes as her compatriot Ababel Yeshaneh came in second in 67:52. Kenya's Helah Kiprop crossed the line third in 68:11.  

 Men's top performances

1 ELIUD KIPCHOGE KEN 00:59:44
2 YIGREM DEMELASH ETH 00:59:48
3 AUGUSTINE CHOGE KEN 01:00:01
4 RONALD KIRUI KEN 01:01:43
5 SIBUSISO NZIMA RSA 01:01:44
6 EZEKIEL CHEPKOROM UGA 01:01:46
7 ALPHONCE FELIX SAMBU TAN 01:01:59
8 ELIAS KIBRET ETH 01:02:00
9 JACKSON KIPROP UGA 01:02:46
10 LAKSHMANAN G IND 01:04:37

 Women's top performances

1 WORKNESH DEGEFA ETH 01:07:42
2 ABABEL YESHANEH ETH 01:07:52
3 HELAH KIPROP KEN 01:08:11
4 GLADYS CHESIR KEN 01:08:23
5 PERES JEPCHIRCHIR KEN 01:08:28
6 MARY WACERA KEN 01:09:06
7 GELETE BURKA ETH 01:09:32
8 NETSANET GUDETA ETH 01:10:05
9 ROSE CHELIMO BRU 01:10:17
10 AFERA GODFAY ETH 01:13:49



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