Monday, October 8, 2012

Tsegaye Kebede Wins Chicago Marathon in Course Record 2:04:38


Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede won Chicago Marathon with a course record time of 2 hours, 4 minutes, 38 seconds on Sunday becoming the first Ethiopian winner of the men’s race.
Feyisa Lilesa was second in 2:04.52 and Tilahun Regassa was third in 2:05.27.




In the women’s race, Atsede Baysa of Ethiopia edged Kenya's Rita Jeptoo at the finish line to win the 35th Chicago Marathon women's title with a time of 2:22.03. Kenya's Lucy Kabuu was third.
 
Men's Results

1. Tsegaye Kebede (Ethiopia) - 2:04:38
2. Feyisa Lilesa (Ethiopia) - 2:04:52

3. Tilahun Regassa (Ethiopia) - 2:05:27
4. Sammy Kitwara (Kenya) - 2:05:54

5. Wesley Korir (Kenya) - 2:06:13

Women's Results

1. Atsede Baysa (Ethiopia) - 2:22:03
2. Rita Jeptoo (Kenya) - 2:22:04

3. Lucy Wangui (Kenya) - 2:22:41
4. Liliya Shobukhova (Russia) - 2:22:59

5. Caroline Rotich (Kenya) - 2:23:22

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