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Kipruto and Cheruiyot settles for silver and bronze at Paris marathon

Titus Kipruto was the best Kenyan finishing second in 2:05.34 in the men’s race behind champion Mulungeta Uma in 2:05.33.

The duo defeated defending champion Elisha Rotich who completed the podium in 2:06.54.

In women, former London marathon champion Vivian Cheruiyot won bronze in 2:21.46 in a race dominated by Ethiopians Mestawut Fikir (2:20.45) and Enat Tirusew (2:20.48) for positions 1 and 2 respectively.

Paris marathon results

Women

  1. Mestawut Fikir (ETH) 2:20.45
  2. Enat Tirusew (ETH) 2:20.48
  3. Vivian Cheruiyot (KEN) 2:21.46
  4. valentine Mateiko (KEN) 2:24.21
  5. Rahma Tusa (ETH) 2:24.48
  6. Yenenesh Dinkesa (ETH) 2:26.00
  7. Medina Armino (ETH) 2:26.01
  8. Ethlemahu Sintayehu (ETH) 2:26.03
  9. Emily Arusio (KEN) 2:26.09
  10. Adanech Anbesa (ETH) 2:30.52

Men

  1. Mulungeta Uma (ETH) 2:05.33
  2. Titus Kipruto (KEN) 2:05.48
  3. Elisha Rotitch (KEN) 2:06.54
  4. Bethwell Kipkemboi (KEN) 2:07.08
  5. Cosmas Muteti (KEN) 2:07.36
  6. Deso Gelmisa )ETH) 2:07.38
  7. Mathias Kyburz 2:07.43
  8. Dejane Megersa (ETH) 2:08.43
  9. Abeje Ayana (ETH) 2:09.04
  10. Edwin Kibichiy (KEN) 2:10.41
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