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Vivian Kosgei Jepkorir and Wesley Kipkemoi Yego win Verona half marathon victory

Vivian Kosgei Jepkorir and Wesley Kipkemoi Yego were crowned the champions of 2024 edition of Verona Half marathon held on today in Italy.

https://dailysport.co.ke/vivian-kosgei-jerotich-seeking-podium-finish-at-verona-marathon/

Jepkorir won the women title in 69:18 as her personal best by leading Italian pair of Giovanna Epis (70:55) and Nausica Barberin in 77:48 on her debut.

Her coach Erick Kimaiyo said that she should not have time to celebrate because she has started her career journey because she has a race in two weeks time.

In men, Yego led a 1-2 podium finish for Kenyans when he clocked 61:15 ahead of compatriot Enos kales (62:31) and Bute Gemechu (62:45).

Selected results

Women

  1. Vivian Kosgei Jepkorir (KEN) 69:18
  2. Epis Giovanna (ITA) 70:55
  3. Barberini Magnani Nausica (ITA) 77:48
  4. Lobba Chiora (ITA) 79:44
  5. Stenta Caterina (ITA) 80:51
  6. Serena Eva (ITA) 81:22
  7. Ceccolin Sara (ITA) 82:35
  8. Wessteiner Doris (ITA) 82:38
  9. Lutteri Ariana (ITA) 83:40
  10. Giorgi Tamara (ITA) 84:37

Men

  1. Wesley Kipkemoi Yego (KEN) 61:15
  2. Enos Kales (KEN) 62:31
  3. Bute Gemechu (ETH) 62:45
  4. D’Onofrio Daniele (ITA) 63:13
  5. Nzikwinkunda Onesphore (ITA) 64:17
  6. Chevrier Xavier (ITA) 64:17
  7. Agostini Francesco (ITA) 65:38
  8. Puppi Francesco (ITA) 65:55
  9. Cagnati Lorenzo (ITA) 68:04
  10. Beltrame Tobia (ITA) 68:10
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