Category: Track and Field

Berlin Marathon 2022 highlights: Kipchoge sets new world record, Tigist Assefa runs course record

Sunday, 25 September 2022 | 02:19

Eliud Kipchoge and Tigist Assefa were crowned BMW BERLIN-MARATHON champions. Kipchoge took the title with a new  world record of 2:01:09. His fellow-Kenyan Mark Korir took second with 2:05:58. Ethiopia’s Tadu Abate was third in 2:06:28. Meanwhile Ethiopia’s Tigist Assefa ran the race of her life in excellent weather conditions. The 26 year-old had entered the marathon with a PB of 2:34:01 and stormed to a 2:15:37 victory. Tigist Assefa became the third fastest marathon runner in history, clocked a world leading time, a national record and smashed the course record.

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