Both the men’s and women’s times are the third best in history
The Kenyan and the Ethiopian have beaten the circuit records with superiority
Valencia, 4th December 2022.- The 42nd Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Marathon has managed to beat its two circuit records and be amongst the three best times in the world for both men and women, thanks to the victories of Kelvin Kiptum and Amane Beriso. The Kenyan has achieved a time of 2:01:53, and the Ethiopian has clocked a time of 2:14:58 in the women’s category.
Kiptum, who was debuting at the distance, managed to beat the course record (Evans Chebet, 2:03:00) by more than a minute. The runner-up was Gabriel Geay, with a great time of 2:03:00 – the third fastest time of 2022 – followed by another debutant, Alexander Mutiso, with 2:03:29.
In the women’s race, Amane Beriso improved the previous record (Peres Jepchirchir, 2:17:16) by more than two minutes. Behind her, the podium was completed by debutant Letesenbet Gidey with 2:16:49 and Sheila Chepkirui with 2:17:29, second and third, respectively, completing a spectacular race.