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.
- Cyprian Kotut (KEN) 2:04.47
- Stephen Kissa (UGA) 2:04.48
- Workine Tadese (ETH) 2:05.07
- Victor Kiplagat (UGA) 2:05.09
- Abebe Negewo (ETH) 2:06.05
- Masresha Bere (ETH) 2:06.44
- Edwin Kiptoo (KEN) 2:06.52
- Abraham Kiptoo (KEN) 2:06.59
- Bazezew Asmare (ETH) 2:07.13
- Bernard Ngeno (KEN) 2:07.27
- Yehualaw Yalemzerf (ETH) 2:17.23
- Wereta Fikrte (ETH) 2:26.15
- Cheluke Bone (ETH) 2:26.23
- Mekonnen Tseginesh (ETH) 2:26.29
- Kristina Hendel (GER) 2:27.29
- Priscah Jeptoo (KEN) 2:28.48
- Rosa Chacha (ECU) 2:28.52
- Gadisa Mulu (ETH) 2:29.37
- Deborah Shoneborn (GER) 2:29.51
- Jana Soethout (GER) 2:34.28