Kisorio, Mkungo top Neapolis marathon and half marathon

Kenyan Hosea Kimeli Kisorio won the Neapolis marathon ran yesterday in Napoli, Italy.

Kisorio won the 42km distance timing 2:18.38 ahead of Rwandese Jean Baptise Simukeka in 2:23.27 with home runner Mohamed Hajjy completing the podium in 2:23.45.

In half marathon, panuel Mkungo won the title in 1:03.07 in a 1-2 podium finish for Kenyan runners. Mkungo led Paul Tiongik to secon in 1:04.38 while Moroccan Hicham Boufars completed the podium in 1:04.51


  1. Hosea Kimeli Kisorio (KEN) 2:18:38
  2. Jean-Baptiste Simukeka (RWA) 2:23:27
  3. Mohamed Hajjy 2:23:45
  4. Moses Lekuraa (KEN) 2:24:51


  1. Clementine Mukandanga RWA 2:33:43.

Neapolis half marathon


  1. Panuel Mkungo (KEN) 1:03:07
  2. Paul Tiongik (KEN) 1:04:38
  3. Hicham Boufars (MAR) 1:04:51


  1. Cavaline Nahimana (BDI) 1:12:00
  2. Lenah Jerotich (KEN) 1:13:35
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