Kenya’s Sammy Kigen Korir took the top honors in the men’s 42km marathon at the 13rd edition of the Tallinn Marathon held on Sunday (10) in Tallin, Estonia.
The 37 year-old who led a Kenyan 1-2-3 podium finish, took the honors in a time of 2:11.42 and was followed closly by his compatriot Thomas Kibet who came home in second in 2:12.06 with Joseph Munywok closing the podium three finishes in 2:12.15.
Kenya’s Gilbert Kibet and Japan’s Yaki Kawauchi, the man who has raced in many elite marathons came home in fourth and fifth in respective time of 2:13.48 and 2:14.07.
The first Estonian was Leonid Latsepov who finished in sixth place in 2:14.23.
The race course record of 2:09.22 that was set six years ago by Ronald Kirui from Kenya remains standing.
- Sammy Korir (KEN) 2:11.42
- Thomas Kibet (KEN) 2:12.06
- Joseph Munywok (KEN) 2:12.15
- Gilbert Kibet (KEN) 2:13.48
- Yuki Kawauchi (JPN) 2:14.07
- Leonid Latsepov (EST) 2:14.23