Kenya’s Ruth Chemisto Matebo took top honors at the 36th edition of the PKO Wroclaw women Maraton that was held on Sunday (9) in Wroclaw, Poland.
The 30 year-old who came to this race with a personal best of 2:32.15 which she got at the Marrakesh marathon early this year raced neck to neck with Hellen Jepkosgei Kimutai also from Kenya.
Matebo managed to give her best kick at the 38km mark and never looked back to cut the tape in 2:43.55 short of almost fifteen minutes of the course record of 2:28.14 that was set in 2015 by fellow Kenyan Stella Jepngetich Barsosio.
She was followed by Kimutai a minute later with Szabo Tunde from Hungary closing the podium first three finishes in 2:48.14
- Ruth Chemisto Matebo (KEN) 2:43.55
- Kimutai Hellen Jepkosgei (KEN) 2:44.57
- Szabó Tünde (HUN) (HUN) 2:48.14