1/18/2017 7:04:34 AM

Kenyan runners rule the roost

Kenyan runners rule the roost

Henry Kilagat and Georgina Rono emerged as winners in the Ooredoo Marathon which was dominated by Kenyan runners.

Twenty-six-year-old Kilagat clocked 02:16:11sec to finish ahead of compatriots Benard Kipsang Chumba (02:16:12) and Henry Kipsang (02:17:37).

Rono timed 02:38:14 to win the women’s category while fellow Kenyans Vicoty Chepkemoi (02:38:24) and Sally Jemutai Kimaiyo (02:47:09) finished second and third.

A total of 1458 runners belonging to 85 nationalities competed for honours this time. 

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