Kenyan Kiptanui wins Prague International Marathon

10:45, May 10, 2010      

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Kenyan Eliud Kiptanui won the 16th Prague International Marathon on Sunday, setting a new track record 2:05:39.

Kiptanui, 26, surpassed last year's winning time of his compatriot Patrick Ivuti by more than two minutes.

The track record was also beaten in the women's category, with Helena Kirop of Kenya clocking 2:25:29, over one minute better time than the nine-year-old record.

Following are the leading results:


1. Kiptanui (Kenya) 2:05:39

2. Tsegay (Ethiopia) ) 2:07:11

3. Koech (Kenya) 2:07:23


1. Kirop (Kenya) 2:25:29

2. Ivanova (Russia) 2:27:36

3. Kasim (Ethiopia) 2:29:54



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