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Jepchirchir breaks women's world record for half marathon

Has beaten the previous mark in 18 seconds

Today it was played in Gdynia (Poland) andl World Half Marathon Championship with the best athletes in the specialty.

The test that has been contested on a circuit of just over 5 km, which has been completed 4 laps in adverse weather with a lot of cold and wind, the Kenyan Jepchirchir has taken the title with the world record included.

Everything was decided in a spectacular sprint where finally Peres Jepchirchir he has achieved victory in a time of 1: 05: 16.18, also breaking the world record for the specialty.

The second classified has been the German Melat Yisak , which has broken the German record followed by the Ethiopian Yehualaw

In the test there have been six women who have run under 1:06 and 9 in less than 1:07

Female classification

Line Athlete Time
1 Peres JEPCHIRCHIRKEN 1:05:16
2 Melat Yisak KEJETAGER 1:05:18
3 Yalemzerf YEHUALAWETH 1:05:19
4 Zeineba YIMERETH 1:05:39
5 Ababel YESHANEHETH 1:05:41
6 Joyciline JEPKOSGEIKEN 1:05:58
7 Yasemin CANTUR 1:06:20
8 Netsanet GUDETAETH 1:06:46
9 Brillian Jepkorir KIPKOECHKEN 1:06:56
10 Rosemary WANJIRUKEN 1:07:10

Jacob Kiplimo has broken the championship record

Jacob Kiplimo World Champion Half Marathon 2020
worldathletics / Jacob Kiplimo World Champion Half Marathon 2020

In the men's test, Jacob Kiplimo has achieved victory, breaking the championship record with a time of 58:49.

The second place has been for Kibiwott Kandie at 58:54 followed by Walelegn Amedework (59:08) in third position

Male classification

Line Athlete Time
1 Jacob KIPLIMOUGA 58:49:00
2 Kibiwott KANDIEKEN 58:54:00
3 Amedework WALELEGNETH 59:08:00
4 Joshua CHEPTEGEIUGA 59:21:00
5 Andamlak BELIHUETH 59:32:00
6 Leonard BARSOTONKEN 59:34:00
7 Stephen MOKOKARSA 59:36:00
8 Morhad AMDOUNIFRA 59:40:00
9 Benard KIMELIKEN 59:42:00
10 Leul GEBRESILASEETH 59:45:00

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