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Wafula and Ngugi win Roma-Ostia half marathon

Former world half marathon silver medalist mary Wacera Ngugi and little known Emmanuel Wafula were the winners of 2024 Roma-Ostia half marathon.

Ngugi won the title in 67:38 beating Ethiopian Mulat Tekele Godu (67:41) and compatriot Caroline Korir 69:01 for top three positions.

Wafula won the men’s race at 61:10 followed by Bayelign Teshager (61:11) and compatriot Kipsambu Kimakal for podium position at 61:20

Selected results

Men

  1. Emmanuel Wafula (KEN) 61:10
  2. Bayelign Teshager (ETH) 61:11
  3. Kipsambu Kimakal (KEN) 61:20
  4. Asbel Kiplimo (KEN) 62:57
  5. Eliud Cherop (UGA) 63:50
  6. Freedom Amaniel (ERI) 63:54
  7. Vincent Kiprotich (KEN) 64:23
  8. Ahmed Ouhda (ITA) 64:31
  9. Krystian Zalewski (POL) 65:58
  10. Luca Parisi (ITA) 66:23

Women

  1. Mary Wacera Ngugi (KEN) 67:38
  2. Mulat Tekele Godu (ETH) 67:41
  3. Caroline Korir (KEN) 69:01
  4. Haileslase Tsige Abreha (ETH) 69:14
  5. Soukaina Atanase (MAR) 69:59
  6. Anna Dibaba (ETH) 70:29
  7. Gladys Jemaiyo (KEN) 71:15
  8. Rebecca Lonedo (ITA) 71:23
  9. Maria Gorette Subano (ITA) 75:19
  10. Sara Carnicelli (ITA) 78:31
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