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Chepng’etich win Nagoya marathon with second fastest marathon time

World marathon champion Ruth Ruth Chepngetich won the Nagoya Women marathon held today in Nagoya, Japan.

The Mumbai marathon winner won the race in 2:17:18 becoming the second fastest ever women-only marathon beating Kenyan-born turn Israel Lonah Chemtai Salpeter.

The win has put the reigning women only marathon record holder Mary Keitany world record with a few seconds as he enjoys a 2:17:01 set in London in 2017.

The 2020 Tokyo Marathon winner Salpeter was second in 2:18:45 as Japan’s Yuka Ando was third in 2:22:22 followed by Japanese Ai Hosoda and Yuka Suzuki were next to finish, running 2:24:26 and a debut 2:25:02 respectively to finish fourth and fifth.

Leading results

1 Ruth Chepngetich (KEN) 2:17:18

2 Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (ISR) 2:18:45

3 Yuka Ando (JPN) 2:22:22

4 Ai Hosoda (JPN) 2:24:26

5 Yuka Suzuki (JPN) 2:25:02

6 Eloise Wellings (AUS) 2:25:10

7 Ikumi Fukura (JPN) 2:25:15

8 Kotona Ota (JPN) 2:25:56

9 Kanako Takemoto (JPN) 2:26:23

10 Chiharu Ikeda (JPN) 2:26:50

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