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Chesir and Korir win silver as Saina and Goumri win Sydney Marathon

Former Africa Games 10,000m silver medalist Gladys Chesir and Laban Kipngetich Korir won silver at the Sydney marathon held today in Australia.

Chesir, who has been running well in various road races, finished second behind winner Betsy Saina, the Kenyan born turned USA athlete in the women cadre.

In men, Korir won the silver behind Moroccan Othmane El Goumri.

Sydney marathon results

Men

  1. Othmane El Goumri (MAR) 2:08.19
  2. Laban Kipngetich Korir (KEN) 2:08.43
  3. Getaneh Molla Tamire (ETH) 2:11.22
  4. Limenih Getachew Yizengow (ETH) 2:12.34
  5. Moses Kibet (KEN) 2:13.28
  6. Jonathan Kipleting Korir (KEN) 2:15.02
  7. Elkanah Langat (KEN) 2:20.15
  8. Brett Robinson (AUS) 2:23.05
  9. Dean Manzis (AUS) 2:23.37
  10. Thomas Do Canto (AUS) 2:24.27

Women

  1. Besty Saina (USA) 2:26.46
  2. Rahma Tusa Chota (ETH) 2:26.52
  3. Gladys Chesir Kiptagelai (KEN) 2:28.39
  4. Angela Jemesude Tanui (KEN) 2:28.41
  5. Bekelech Borecha (ETH) 2:29.11
  6. Antonina Kwambai (KEN) 2:29.31
  7. Haven Hailu Desse (ETH) 2:30.43
  8. Sinead Diver (AUS) 2:31.26
  9. Sintayehu Tilahun Getahun (ETH) 2:34.29
  10. Judith Jeptum Korir (KEN) 2:34.36
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