Sunday, November 20, 2016

Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins men's Delhi Half Marathon

Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the men's race of Delhi Half Marathon in a fast time but below the course record while Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa clinched the women's title today.Kipchoge clocked 59 minutes and 44 seconds to cover the 21.097km distance. 

Ethiopia’s Yigrem Demelash came second and Kenya’s Augustine Choge was third. In the women’s elite race, Degefa clocked one hour, seven minutes and 42 seconds to clinch the title ahead of fellow Ethiopian Ababel Yeshaneh and Helah Kiprop of Kenya. Reigning half marathon world champion Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya was fifth.

Winner of Indian elite mens category, G. Lakshmanan matched his exact Personal Best of 1 hour 04 minutes and 37 seconds, which he set in the 2013 edition of Delhi Half Marathon. M D Yunus came second and Man Singh third. In Indian womens category, Monika Athare achieved her Personal Best of 1 hour 15 minutes and 34 seconds by beating Sanjeevani Jadhav by a second. Pre-race favourite Swati Athare was third. 

Over 34 thousand participants from across the world were seen in action in the ninth edition of Marathon. 13 Rio Olympians, took part in the elite race category. The marathon features some of the biggest track and field and distance runners, with a total of 25 men and 18 women athletes from country participated this year.


  1. The 47th International Film Festival of India 2016 will begin today at in .

    47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2016 begins this evening at Panaji in Goa. Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate the festival. Veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy will be the Chief Guest. 

    Veteran Korean filmmaker Im Kwon Taek will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony. The function will be held at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium in Bambolim. Festival Director C Senthil Rajan has informed, around 300 films from nearly 90 countries will be screened during the 9-day event. 

    Polish drama film Afterimage directed by Andrzej Wajda will be the opening film. Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmaniam will be given Centenary Indian Film Personality of the year 2016 award for his distinguished services to the film industry. The Age of Shadows directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kim Jee-Woon will be the closing movie. Republic of Korea is the focus country at the IFFI this year

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