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Misoi retains Frankfurt marathon title

Double Standard Chartered Nairobi marathon champion Brimin Misoi defended his Frankfurt marathon title win ease held today in Germany.

Misoi won the title in 2:04:53 to smash his previous best time from last year’s event in 2:06:11.

Ethiopian duo Asefa Mulugeta Uma (2:06:47) and Guye Adola (2:07:44) finished second and third respectively.

Other Kenyans were Albert Kangongo in 4th at 2:08:10, followed by Dominic Letting in 2:08:23, Isaac Lelei in 2:09:32, Fredrick Kibii in 2:09:33, and Edwin Kipruto in 2:12:16.

In women, Ethiopia’s Buzunesh Getachew won the women’s race in 2:19:27 followed by eight Kenyans, led by Winfidah Moseti in 2:20:55, Sharon Jelimo (2:22:07), Viola Jelagat (2:22:57) Agnes Keino (2:23:44), Pascalia Jepkogei (2:26:14), Visiline Jepkesho (2:26:20), Naomi Jebet (2:26:48) and Magdalene Masai (2:27:19).

Selected results of Frankfurt marathon

Men

  1. Misoi, Brimin Kipkorir (KEN) – 2:04:53
    2. Uma, Mulugeta Asefa (ETH) – 2:06:47
    3. Adola, Guye Idemo (ETH) – 2:07:44
    4. Kangogo, Albert (KEN) – 2:08:10
    5. Letting, Dominic (KEN) – 2:08:23
    6. Lelei, Isaac (KEN) – 2:09:32
    7. Kibii, Fredrick (KEN) – 2:09:33
    8. Tuitoek, Edwin Kipruto (KEN) – 2:12:16
    9. Boch, Simon (GER) – 2:12:32
    10. Bouqantar, Soufiyan (MAR)- 2:12:44

Women

  1. Gudeta, Buzunesh Getachew (ETH) – 2:19:27
    2. Moseti, Winfridah (KEN) – 2:20:55
    3. Arusho, Sharon Chelimo (KEN) – 2:22:07
    4. Kibiwott, Viola Jelagat (KEN) – 2:22:57
    5. Keino, Agnes (KEN) – 2:23:44
    6. Jepkogei, Paskalia (KEN) – 2:26:14
    7. Jepkesho, Visiline (KEN) – 2:26:20
    8. Jebet, Naom (KEN) – 2:26:48
    9. Masai, Magdalyne (KEN) – 2:27:19
    10. Armino, Medina Deme (ETH) – 2:28:08
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