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Rotich, Memuye win Paris Marathon

Elisha Rotich ran away with Paris Marathon course record in a race held today in Paris, France.

The Kenyan runner won the title in 2:04.18 lowering the forer record of 2:05.04 that had been set by Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele in 2014.

Ethiopian Tigist Memuye won the women title in 2:26.12 for the title.

Paris marathon

Men

  1. Elisha Rotich (KEN) 2:04:21
  2. Hailemaryam Kiros (ETH) 2:04:41
  3. Hillary Kipsambu (KEN) 2:04:44
  4. Barselius Kipyego (KEN) 2:04:48
  5. Abayneh Degu (ETH) 2:04:53
  6. Morris Gachaga (KEN) 2:05:09
  7. Tsegaye Getachew (ETH) 2:05:11
  8. Joel Kimurer (KEN) 2:05:25
  9. Mike Kiptum (KEN) 2:07:07
  10. Nicolas Kirwa (KEN) 2:07:22

Women

  1. Tigist Memuye (ETH) 2:26:11
  2. Yenenesh Dinkesa (ETH) 2:26:14
  3. Fantu Jimma (ETH) 2:26:21
  4. Waganesh Mekasha (ETH) 2:26:36
  5. Janet Ruguru (KEN) 2:27:07
  6. Yeshi Chekole (ETH) 2:27:10
  7. Antonina Kwambai (KEN) 2:27:25
  8. Ayana Mulisa (ETH) 2:28:26
  9. Sifan Melaku (ETH) 2:30:21
  10. Priscah Jeptoo (KEN) 2:32:09
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