athletics Kenyans Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo won the New York Marathon

111106094609-ny-marathon-geoffrey-mutai-story-topCanceled last year due to the storm Sandy, the New York City Marathon was run on Sunday. Kenya in the two tables was hoisted on the highest step of the podium.

Geoffrey Mutai, who won the competition in 2011, won again in men with a time of 2h 8’24”. He beat on the podium Ethiopian Tsegaye Kedebe and South African Lusapho April.

In the women’s draw, Priscah Jeptoo dominated the competition 2h25’07”. A victory that allows the vice champion in the 2012 Olympics to achieve the prestigious London-New York brace this year. Jeptoo, nominated for the Best marathon of the year, crossed the finish line first in front of the Ethiopian, Buznesh Deba (2h 25’53”) already second in 2011.Priscah-Jeptoo-kenya

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