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• Records Broken in Istanbul, Beijing and Hangzhou

Daniel Kibet (Kenya) won Vodafone Istanbul Marathon with a new course record of 2:09:44 on Sunday (3).

Kenya’s Mathew Kipkoech Kisorio broke away in the final 10 kilometres of the Beijing Marathon to rewrite the men’s course record. The 30-year-old clocked 2:07:06 to earn his second victory over the classic distance, knocking 10 seconds off the course record set six years ago by Ethiopia’s 2013 world bronze medallist Tadese Tola.

Pre-race favorite Marius Kimutai lived up to expectations at the Hangzhou Marathon as he clocked 2:09:43 for the win. He improved the course record by nearly half a minute.

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