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Cosmas Mutuku defends Pozman marathon with a course record

Cosmas Mutuku Kyeva won the annual Poznan marathon with a course record on Sunday morning.

The Kenyan runner won the second title of the IAAF Bronze Label road race by improving on his own course record.

He timed 2:11:45 to take eight seconds from the mark he set in 2011 ahead of Ethiopia’s Tesfanesh Merga in 2:32:31 as Kenyan Silas Kipngetich Sang was third in 2:14:32.

Leading results

Men
1 Cosmas Mutuku Kyeva (KEN) 2:11:45
2 Abayneh Belachew Endale (ETH) 2:11:51
3 Silas Kipngetich Sang (KEN) 2:14:32
4 Getachew Kene Tufa (ETH) 2:18:09
5 Abdelkabir Saji (MAR) 2:18:36

Women
1 Tesfanesh Merga (ETH) 2:32:31
2 Tsgereda Girma (ETH) 2:34:59
3 Alemitu Ajema (ETH) 2:35:57
4 Agnieszka Gortel-Maciuk (POL) 2:37:16
5 Andżelika Dzięgiel (POL) 2:42:01

Source: IAAF.ORG

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