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Apr 11

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KENYA DOMINATES THE 35TH EDITION OF THE PARIS MARATHON

The 35th edition of the Paris marathon was dominated by Kenyan runners who took the top two positions in both the men’s and women’s categories.

Benjamin Kiptoo won the men’s marathon in 2h 6min 31s in a race that had over 40,000 athletes participating. He was in the leading pack from the early stages of the race and broke away to dominate the race from 37km up to the end.

 

Winner of the 35th edition of the Paris Marathon Benjamin Kiptoo (centre), Bernard Kipyego (right) and Eshetu Wendimu on the podium during the playing of the Kenya national anthem

 

H.E. Mrs. Salma Ahmed, the Ambassador of Kenya to France and First Counsellor Mr. Edwin Maloba congratulate the Kenyan winners of the Paris marathon

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