Triple win for Kenyan runners at this year’s Tallinn Marathon ({{commentsTotal}})

At the 2016 Tallinn Marathon.
At the 2016 Tallinn Marathon. Source: (Siim Lõvi /ERR)

Bernard Kipsang Chumba won Sunday’s full-distance run with 2:20.52, followed by Robert Kimaru Magut (2:21.43), and David Kipkorir Rutoh (2:2.09). The best Estonian result was Heinar Vaine’s fourth place.

His new personal record of 2:23.18 also made Vaine Estonian marathon champion.

Kaupo Sasmin came in second in the Estonian championship with 2:31.42, Piit Lehismets (2:32.25) won third place.

Kenyan runner Esther Wambui Karimi was the fastest woman at 2:49.20 and the 15th to cross the finish line. Moonika Pilli was the fastest Estonian woman and is the new Estonian champion as well, with a result of 2:52.19. Pilli was the second woman and the 27th runner to cross the finish line.

In the rankings of the Estonian marathon championship, Kaisa Kukk was the second-fastest woman with a result of 2:54.59, Hillevi Velba the third-fastest woman with 3:01.33.

For a complete list of all results as they come in, click here.

Editor: Editor: Dario Cavegn

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