Kwambai, Mung’ara wins Taipei marathon

Reigning Lille Half marathon champion Antonina Kwambai and upstart Kenneth Mung’ara were crowned the champions of 2019 Taipei marathon champions.

Kwambai, who won Lille Half marathon in April won the women’s title in 2:31.27 ahead of Ethioipia’s Meskerem Abera 92:34.18 and Kenya’s Naomi Maiyo completing the podium in 2:38.33.

In an alternating formula, Ethiopia’s Kenjit Biruk was 4th in 2:39.33 as Pauline Ngigi was 5th overall timing 2:41.37.

Mung’ara was the men’s winner in 2:14.53

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