Sunday, April 15, 2012

New records and results at the 2012 Paris Marathon

The 2012 Paris Marathon has started at 9:30am local time, you can track the results below. 

The 26-year old Kenyan runner Stanley Biwott won the men’s Paris marathon in a record time of 2hrs 05 min 12 seconds, after his March victory in the Paris half-marathon. Biwott was able to improve the Paris record, by beating his compatriot Kipruto who won the 2009 edition in 2hr 05:47 set by compatriot Vincent Kipruto. Biwott attacked at the 30km mark and reached the finished line more than a minute ahead of Ethiopian duo Raji Assefa and Sisay Jisa. On the women competiton, the Ethiopian Tirfi Beyene came first in the new record time for the Paris renewal of 2h 21min 39sec. The women podium was completed by the Turkishs Sultan Haydar (2h25:09) and Ethiopian Makda Harun (2h26:46).

See at the following link the ranking for the 2012 Paris Marathon ranking.

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