Cyprian Kotut (Kenya) Pre Frankfurt Marathon 2016. Interview with Andy Edwards, Race News Service

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Cyprian Kotut is a fine athlete, who is on his ascendency in our sport. The brother of famed marathoner Martin Lel, Cyprian won the April 2016 Maraton de Paris in a fine 2:07:11. In 2015, Cyprian ran 2:08:55 in Milano Marathon.

Kotut_CybrianBib-Frankfurt16.JPGCybrian Kotut, photo by PhotoRun.net

But it is over the half distance that Cyprian Kotut shows his brilliance. A 59:12 half marathon in 2014 in New Delhi was followed in 2015 by a 59:28 at City-Pier-City half marathon.

Coached by Claudio Berardelli, and advised by his brother, Martin Lel, Cyprian told the media that, right after his Paris victory, his borther told him to race in Frankfurt.

In a few hours, Cyprian Kotut will be racing the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon. " I hope to run in the 2:05 times, I want to run my personal best."

This interview was done by our friend, Andy Edwards. Andy Edwards and Joerg Wenig are Race Results Service, our global partners in the covering of fine marathons across the world.

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