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Kipyego, Cherotich best Kenyans as Nageeye and Hailu win Rotterdam marathon

Kenyans Reuben Kiprop Kipyego and Daisy Cherotich were top Kenyans at today’s Rotterdam marathon in a race won by Netherlands Abdi Nageeye and Ethiopian Haven Hailu.

Kipyego finished third (2:05.12) in the men’s race won by Nageeye who became the first Dutch to win the title in 2:04.56 and Ethiopian Leul Gebreselassie coming second after timing 2;04.56.

Belgium international Bashir Abdi was 4th timing 2:05.23 with another Kenyan Kenneth Kipkemoi, who is returning from a ban coming in 5th failing to reclaim the title he last won in 2018.

In women, Kenya’s Cherotich was the best finishing in the 8th position when she clocked 2:30.42 in a race won by Ethiopian Hailu in 2:22.01 ahead of Netherlands Nienke Brinkman (2:22.51) and Kakhstan’s Zhanna Mamazhanova in 2:26.54.

Top results

Women
1 Haven Hailu (ETH) 2:22:01
2 Nienke Brinkman (NED) 2:22:51
3 Zhanna Mamazhanova (KAZ) 2:26:54
4 Munkhzaya Bayartsogt (MGL) 2:29:25
5 Tristin Van Ord (USA) 2:29:32
6 Carolina Wikstrom (SWE) 2:29:51
7 Alisa Vainio (FIN) 2:29:56
8 Daisy Cherotich (KEN) 2:30:42

Men
1 Abdi Nageeye (NED) 2:04:56
2 Leul Gebreselassie (ETH) 2:04:56
3 Reuben Kiprop Kipyego (KEN) 2:05:12
4 Bashir Abdi (BEL) 2:05:23
5 Kenneth Kipkemoi (KEN) 2:06:22
6 Rodgers Ondati Gesabwa (KEN) 2:09:40
7 Abida Ezamzami (MAR) 2:09:52
8 Philemon Kacheran (KEN) 2:10:12

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