Sunday, June 24, 2012

Kenya prevail at 2012 Standard Chartered KL Marathon

It was all Kenyan at the finish line with our long distance runners dominating the 2012 Standard Chartered KL Marathon that was held on Sunday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The 42.2km men marathon was won by the defending champion Kennedy Kiproo Lilan who clocked 2’14:45. The recently crowned 2012 BII-Maybank Marathon winner was followed by fellow countryman Charles Mwai Kanyao and Japhet Kipchirchir Kipkorir who recorded times of 2’15:22 and 2’16:37 respectively.
Elizabeth Cheruyiot Chemwemo won the 42.2km women’s marathon recording her personal best of 2’40:24. Ethiopia’s Tigist Memuye Gebeyahu came second ahead of Kenya’s Rose Kerubo Nyangacha who clocked 2’41:00.

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