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Assefa stun Chepkirui to break Kosgei’s world record with Berlin marathon victory

Ethiopian Tigst Assefa defended her Berlin Marathon marathon by breaking the mixed women marathon held today in Berlin, Germany.

Assefa defended her title she won last year in 2:11.53 ahead of Kenyan Sheila Chepkirui in 2:17.49 and Tanzanian Magdalena Shauri in third at 2:18.41 for podium positions

Women’s Elite
1. Tigst Assefa (ETH) — 2:11:53 WR
2. Sheila Chepkirui (KEN) — 2:17:49
3. Magdalena Shauri (TAN) — 2:18:41
4. Zeineba Yimer (ETH) — 2:19:07
5. Senbere Teferi (ETH) — 2:19:21
6. Dera Dida (ETH) — 2:19:24
7. Workenesh Edesa (ETH) — 2:19:40
8. Helen Bekele (ETH) — 2:19:44
9. Charlotte Purdue (GBR) — 2:22:17
10. Fikrte Wereta (ETH) — 2:23:01

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