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
|2||Melat Yisak KEJETAGER||1:05:18|
|9||Brillian Jepkorir KIPKOECHKEN||1:06:56|
Jacob Kiplimo has broken the championship record
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