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Kibet and Rutto take honors at Kigali International Peace Marathon

Kenya’s Elkana Kibet and Beatrice Jepkorir Rutto took honors at the 14th edition of the Kigali International Peace Marathon that was held on Sunday (20) in Kigali, Rwanda.

Kibet led a 1-2-3 Kenyan finish as he cut the tape in 2:23.42 and was closely followed by Kenneth Kibet Rono who crossed the line ten seconds later.

Jones Omar Onyambu sealed the podium three finishes in 2:24.35.

In the women race Rutto battled her fellow country-mate Caroline Jeruto but the later had some energy remaining to kick and cut the tape in 2:54.01 with Jeruto crossing the line a minute twenty six seconds later.

Uganda’s Pricilla Chelangat closed the podium three in 3:07.17

LEADING RESULTS

MEN

  1. Elkana Kibet       (KEN) 2:23.42
  2. Kenneth Rono    (KEN) 2:23.52
  3. Jones Onyambu (KEN) 2:24.35

WOMEN

  1. Beatrice Rutto         (KEN) 2:54.01
  2. Caroline Jeruto       (KEN) 2:55.27
  3. Pricilla Chelangat  (UG)   3:07.17