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Bornes Kitur win Ljubljana Marathon

Kenya’s Bornes Kipkirui Kitur and Kelkile Gezahegn won the Ljubljana Marathon ran on Sunday morning in Slovenia.

The local cross country and road race runner Kitur won the title in 2:21:26 beating Bahrain’s Shitaye Eshete to second timing 2:21:33 before Kenya’s Diana Chemtai timed third in 2:22:07.

In an exchange formula, Ethiopian Kuftu Tahir Dadiso was 4th in 2:23:14 as former Boston marathon champion Sharon Jemutai Cherop came in 6th position in 2:25:11

In men Gezahegn won the title in 2:07:29 as Kenyan Anthony Kiplangat Maritim finished second in 2:07:52 as compatriot Vincent Rono was third 2:08:06.

Selected results

  1.  Kelkile Gezahegn (ETH) 2:07:29
  2. Anthony Kiplangat Maritim (KEN) 2:07:52
  3. Vincent Rono (KEN) 2:08:06
  4. Goitom Kifle (ERI) 2:08:09
  5. Ezekial Omullo (KEN) 2:08:41
  6. Regasa Bejiga (ETH) 2:09:38

Women

  1. Bornes Chepkirui Kitur (KEN) 2:21:26
  2. Shitaye Eshete (BRN) 2:21:33
  3. Diana Chemtai (KEN) 2:22:07
  4. Kuftu Tahir Dadiso (ETH) 2:23:14
  5. Sharon Jemutai Cherop (KEN) 2:25:11
  6. Sentayehu Lewetegn (ETH) 2:25:26
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