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Daniel Yator wins Gabon Marathon

Kenya’s Daniel Yator took the top honors at the 8th edition of the Gabon Marathon held on Sunday (20) in Libreville, Gabon.

The 34 year-old who came to this race with the third fastest time on paper of 2:13.13 that he got at the 2017 Stockholm Marathon where he finished in fourth place, led 1-2 Kenyan podium finish as he cut the tape in a time of 2:18.37 with his compatriot Edwin Kipleting coming a distant second in 2:20.03.

Ethiopia’s Daniel Aschenik closed the first three podium finisher in a time of 2:22.27.

Kenyans Felix Kirui and Julius Tarus who was the race favorite and fastest athlete on paper with a time of 2:07.35 that he got at the 2019 Eindhoven Marathon where he finished in fourth, came home in fourth and fifth place in a time of 2:23.26 and 2:23.37 respectively.

LEADING RESULTS

42KM MEN

  1. Daniel Yator         (KEN) 2:18.37
  2. Edwin Kipleting   (KEN) 2:20.03
  3. Daniel Aschenik   (ETH) 2:22.27
  4. Felix Kirui              (KEN) 2:23.26
  5. Julius Tarus           (KEN) 2:23.37