Kenya’s Kipkorir Misoi wins Athens Marathon with record time of 2:10:56
A Kenyan long-distance runner was again the winner of the 36th annual Athens Authentic Marathon, with Kipkorir Misoi on Sunday covering the distance from a site just outside the township of Marathon to Athens’ Panathinaikos Stadium in a time of 2:10:56 – a record for the specific event.
Two Ethiopian runners, Tirounech Tesfa (2:12.52) and Jereme Azmero (2:13.20) were second and third, respectively. The first Greek runner to cross the finish line was Costas Gelaouzos, who was seventh with a time of 2:21:54.
The first female runner across the finish line was also a Kenyan, Mouriouki Engiayouri, with clocked in at 2:36:46.
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