Uganda's Kiplangat, Kenya's Jerotich win titles in Istanbul Marathon
Uganda's Victor Kiplangat and Kenya's Sheila Jerotich won the 43rd edition of the Istanbul Marathon on Nov. 7.
Duvar English - Anadolu Agency - Uganda's Victor Kiplangat and Kenya's Sheila Jerotich won the 43rd edition of the Istanbul Marathon on Nov. 7.
Kiplangat finished the 42-kilometer (26 miles) run in two hours, 10 minutes, and 18 seconds in the men's category.
Kenya's Robert Kipkemboi trailed five seconds behind Kiplangat to be the runner-up and Solomon Mutai from Uganda came third as he finished the men's race seven seconds behind the leader.
In the women's category, Sheila Jerotich from Kenya came first in two hours, 24 minutes, and 15 seconds.
Her countrywoman Jackline Chepngeno finished in second place, covering the distance in two hours, 24 minutes, and 21 seconds. She was followed by Ayantu Abdi from Ethiopia in two hours, 24 minutes, and 45 seconds.
A total of 20,000 people participated in the public run categories, while 54 elite athletes ran in the competition.