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Jepleting and Kiprop top as Kenyans rule Prague half marathon

Kenyans Nesphine Jepleting and Kenneth Kiprop were the winners of the 2022 Prague half marathon ran this morning in Prague, Czech Republic.

Jepleting defeated former world cross country champion Irene Chepet Cheptai for the title where Kenyans swept the podium when Brenda Jepleting was third.

Jepleting won in 66:57 with Cheptai, running her 4th half marathon coming second in 67:17 with Jepleting winding the podium with 68:40.

In men, Kiprop won the title, leading Kenyans sweep from position 1-9.

He won in 59:29 ahead of Philemon Kiplimo in n59:33 and Mathew Kimeli third timing 59:46.

Selected results

  1. Nesphine Jepleting (KEN) 66:57
  2. Irene Chepet Cheptai (KEN)- 67:17
  3.  Brenda Jepleting (KEN) 68:40
  4. Zeray Ftaw Bezabh (ETH)- 68:53
  5. Sofia Yaremchuk (ERI)- 69:09
  6. Shugi Fantu Gelasa (ETH)- 70:20
  7. Cynthia Nolari (KEN)- 70:46
  8. Nelly Jepchumba (KEN)- 70:49
  9. Sheila Jebiwott (KEN)- 72:10
  10. Maria Kerres (GER)- 73:39

Men

  1. Kenneth Renju Kiprop (KEN) 59:29
  2. Philemon Kiplimo (KEN)-59:33
  3. Mathew Kipkorir Kimeli (KEN) 59:46
  4.  Bernard Kimeli (KEN)- 59:59
  5. Weldon Langat Kipkirui (KEN)- 60:57
  6. Josphat Chumo Kiptoo (KEN)- 61:04
  7. Alfred Chelal barkach (KEN)- 61:09
  8. Kennedy Kimutai (KEN)- 61:10
  9. Wesley Kibichii (KEN)- 61:41
  10. Mogos Abrha (ETH)- 61:51
  11. Kelvin Kibiwott (KEN)- 61:58
  12. Meshack Lelgut Kiptoo (KEN)- 62:28
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