Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Boston was all Kenyan

Yet again Kenya proved its dominance in the 116th Boston Marathon (the oldest marathon in the world) on Monday, sweeping all the podium places.
In the men’s race, Wesley Korir came first in 2:12:40, while his compatriot Levy Matebo second in 2:13:06 and Bernard Kipyego close third in a time of 2:13:13.
In the women’s race, Sharon Cherop led the pack in an emphatic time of 2:31:50 Jemima Chelgat came close second in 2:31:53, while third-place went to Georgina Rono in 2:33:09
However, it wasn’t all merry for defending champion Geoffrey Mutai who dropped out after 30km due to cramps and Caroline Kilel who seeking to defend her crown, tangled with a water volunteer.
This exemplary performance will boost the preparations for the London 2012 Olympics.

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