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Kenyan marathoners dominate in China

13 January 2014, 12:07

Nairobi - Kenyan athletes won both men's and women's top titles at the Kinmen Marathon held on Sunday in Taiwan's outlying island, Kinmen.

More than 3,200 runners participated in the Kinmen Marathon. Samson Kiptoo Bungei from Kenya claimed men's title with 2 hours, 17 minutes and 44 seconds,and Emily Chepkemoi Samoei won in the women's division by finishing the race in 2 hours, 39 minutes and 10 seconds.

Local runner Ho Chin-wen secured the third place in the men's full marathon, clocking 2 hours, 34 minutes and 28 seconds. Kinmen Marathon, now in its seventh year, includes the 42 km, 21 km and 11 km races, and a non-competitive 5-km run.


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