The African runners were victorious; women’s all-time record
Another feat was achieved in the Plaza de la Constitución after the African runners, Amane Beriso (Ethiopia) and Edwin Kiptoo (Kenya), came out big winners of the Mexico City Marathon with historical record (woman) and route, respectively.
Kiptoo crossed the finish line located in front of the National Palace with a time of 2:10:48, thus imposing the best time of the course which starts from the University Olympic Stadium and ends in the National Square with an extension of 42 kilometers and 195 meters. A few minutes later, his compatriots Kenneth open limo (2:12:37) yes Rhonzas Locitam Kilmo (2:36:35) They finalized the list of winners in the men’s division.
For its part, Amane Beriso Shankule The competition ended with an official time of 2:25:04 and lowered its mark set in the last edition of the Mexico City Marathon to impose a new historic record in its branch. The podium was completed by the Kenyan Cynthia Chepchirchir Kosgei (2:31:08) yes Muliye Dekebo Haylemariam (2:36:35).
The winners received a prize of 180 thousand, 245 thousand there 550 thousand pesos for third, second and first place respectively. The ceremony took place in the zócalo in isolation, and the bulk of the contestants continued to run through the avenues of the country’s capital.
Beriso He also won a bonus 500 thousand pesos for breaking the historic record in the women’s branch, while Kiprop Kiptoo sumo 200 thousand pesos more to your reward for setting a new road record.
Marguerite Hernandez (2:42:11) yes eloy sanchez (2:19:51) recorded the best times of the Mexican riders and were proclaimed fifth and eighth absolute places in their respective race.
“I’m happy that the first Mexican (reaches the finish line), but I’m not happy with my time,” said Sánchez at the end of his participation. For his part, Hernández was more optimistic about his performance in the competition: “I am very happy, satisfied and very proud.”
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