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Margaret Kipkemboi and Haftu Teklu are Barcelona half marathon champions

World 5,000m silver medalist Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi and Haftu Teklu were crowned the champions of 2022 Barcelona half marathon held today in Spain.

The Kenyan Kipkemboi won the title in 65:25 ahead of Ethiopian Gete Alemayehu (66:37) and Asnakech Awoke completing the podium timing 69:34.

Teklu won the men’s title in 59:04 followed by Chala regasa (59:08) and Kenyan Elvis Cheboi was third in 59:12.

Selected results

Barcelona half marathon (Spain) 3/04/2022

MEN

  1. Haftu Teklu ETH 59:06
  2. Chala Regasa ETH 59:10
  3. Elvis Cheboi KEN 59:15
  4. Antenayehu Dagnachew 59:17
  5. Kindie Derseh ETH 59:18
  6. Teressa Nyakora ETH 1:00:12
  7. Ali Chebures UGA 1:00:53
  8. Abe Gashahun ETH 1:00:56
  9. Gebru Redahgne ETH 1:00:57
  10. Thierry Ndikumwenayo BDI 1:01:36
  11. Berhane Tesfay ERI 1:01:45
  12. Titus Mbishei KEN 1:02:04
  13. Mohamed Ali 1:03:53
  14. Aziz Boukebal FRA 1:03:54
  15. Mohamed El Ghazouany MAR 1:04:37

WOMEN

  1. Margaret Kipkemboi KEN 1:05:26
  2. Gete Alemayehu ETH 1:06:37
  3. Asnake Awoke ETH 1:09:34
  4. Rediet Daniel Molla ETH 1:10:22
  5. Aoife Cooke IRL 1:10:58
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