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Kotut and Yalemzerf claim Haspa Hamburg marathon titles

France and Fiorence marathon champion Cyprian Kotut and Ethiopian Yalemzerf were the winners of today’s Haspa Hamburg marathon held today in Germany.

Kotut defeated Ugandan Stephen Kissa by a second to win in 2:04.47 and 2:04.48 before Ethiopian Workine tadese completed the podium in 2:05.07.

In women, former Olympic Games marathon silver medalist Priscah Jeptoo was the best Kenyan when she returned 6th in 2:28.48 in a race won by Ethiopian Yehualaw with a course record of 2:17.23 leading compatriots Wereka Fikrte and Bone Cheluke for a podium sweep.

Men

  1. Cyprian Kotut (KEN) 2:04.47
  2. Stephen Kissa (UGA) 2:04.48
  3. Workine Tadese (ETH) 2:05.07
  4. Victor Kiplagat (UGA) 2:05.09
  5. Abebe Negewo (ETH) 2:06.05
  6. Masresha Bere (ETH) 2:06.44
  7. Edwin Kiptoo (KEN) 2:06.52
  8. Abraham Kiptoo (KEN) 2:06.59
  9. Bazezew Asmare (ETH) 2:07.13
  10. Bernard Ngeno (KEN) 2:07.27

Women

  1. Yehualaw Yalemzerf (ETH) 2:17.23
  2. Wereta Fikrte (ETH) 2:26.15
  3. Cheluke Bone (ETH) 2:26.23
  4. Mekonnen Tseginesh (ETH) 2:26.29
  5. Kristina Hendel (GER) 2:27.29
  6. Priscah Jeptoo (KEN) 2:28.48
  7. Rosa Chacha (ECU) 2:28.52
  8. Gadisa Mulu (ETH) 2:29.37
  9. Deborah Shoneborn (GER) 2:29.51
  10. Jana Soethout (GER) 2:34.28
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