Kenyans celebrate as Kibet and Tele sweep 15km du Puy en Velay Road race

It was all podium sweep for Kenyan athletes at the 15km du Puy en Velay Road race on France.

In men, Edward Kibet won the title in 45:03 leading compatriots Evans Kipkemoi Kirui (45:05) and Abel Kipkirui Mutai in third timing 45:11.

It was the same in women as Joyce Tele won the title followed by former world cross country champion Irene Cheptai to second in 48:56 and 49:21 respectively.

Selected results


1. Edward Kibet KEN 45:03

2. Evans Kipkemoi Kirui KEN 45:05

3. Abdel Kipkirui Mutai KEN 45:11

4. Alex Kiplimo Kemboi KEN 45:11

5. Weslay Kimutai KEN 47:00

6. Albert Chemutai UGA 47:02

7. Dieudonné Nsengiyumva BDI 47:02

8. Sisay Yazew Tola ETH 48:06


1. Joyce Tele KEN 48:56

2. Irene Cheptai KEN 49:21

3. Likina Amebaw ETH 52:09

4. Cécilia Mobuchon 53:30

5. Genet Abdurkadir Habela ETH 54:18

6. Naomi Chepkemoi 57:56

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