Kosgei flees with a record from the Barcelona field as a Teshome victory – DAILY SPORT


Kenyan Samuel Kosgei and Ethiopian Tadu Teshome won the 42North Dakota edition of the Barcelona marathon held today in Spain.

Little-known Kosgei won the title in 2: 06.03 to break the course record ahead of Moroccan Othmane El Goumri in 2: 06.30 and compatriot Mohamed Ziani- 2: 06.33.

Ethiopian Teshome won the women’s title, leading her compatriots to a podium in 2: 23.53, leading Meseret Gola (2: 24.09) to second place and Meseret Belete to third in 2: 24.26.

The best Kenyan woman was Vane Nyaboke who finished in 6th position after timing 2: 25.32 with compatriot Esther Chesang in 7th place time 2: 26.11

Barcelona marathon

Men

  1. Samuel Kosgei- 2: 06.03
  2. Othmane El Goumri – 2: 06.30
  3. Mohamed Ziani- 2: 06.33
  4. Filmon Ande- 2: 06.38
  5. kipkemoi Kiprono- 2: 06.45
  6. marius Kimutai-2: 06.54
  7. kibrom Desta Habdu-2: 07.05
  8. yemane Tsegay- 2: 07.17
  9. filex Chemonges- 2: 07.19
  10. Abe Gashahun 2: 0925

Women

  1. Tadu Teshome- 2: 23.53
  2. Meseret Gola-2: 24.09
  3. Meseret Belete-2: 24.26
  4. Belekech Gudeta-2: 24.51
  5. Vane Nyaboke-2: 25.32
  6. Esther Chesang-2: 26.11
  7. Tinbit Gidey- 2: 29.28

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