Kenya’s Nancy Jelagat won the Valencia women marathon in style as she demolished a strong field of elite women taking the title at the 41st edition of the Valencia Marathon that was held on Sunday (5) in Valencia, Spain.
Jelagat completed a Kenyan double in Valencia as she won the women race with a huge personal best of 2:19.31 as she joins the 2:19 club from 2:36.22 that she got at the 2015 Taipei Marathon.
the Kenyan was followed by Etagegnl Woldu from Ethiopia who crossed the line in 2:20.16.
Beyenu Degefa also from Ethiopia closed the first three podium finishes in 2:23.04.
Ethiopia’s Rahma Tusa and and Fionnuala Mccormacfrom Ireland finished in fourth and fifth place in 2:23.20 and 2:23.58 respectively.
- Nancy Jelegat (KEN) 2:19.31
- Etagegnl Woldu (KEN) 2:20.16
- Beyenu Degefa (ETH) 2:23.04
- Rahma Tusa (ETH) 2:23.20
- Fionnuala Mccormac (IRE) 2:23.58