Kigen claims victory in Prague

Kigen claims victory in Prague

Kigen clocked respective 10km and half marathon splits of 29:45 and 1:03:15 on the way to his 2:07:54 win ahead of Kelkile Gezahegn (2:08:30) and Ethiopia’s Yitayal Atnafu Zerihun (2:08:44).

Norbert Kigen

Kenya’s Nobert Kigen claimed victory at the Prague Marathon on Sunday 8 May 2022.

Kigen clocked respective 10km and half marathon splits of 29:45 and 1:03:15 on the way to his 2:07:54 win ahead of Kelkile Gezahegn (2:08:30) and Ethiopia’s Yitayal Atnafu Zerihun (2:08:44).

"Today was my day. I won, it's something incredible,” said Kigen, who improved on his third-place finish in Prague last year.

“I was a bit concerned that I might not have enough power left for the finish. I'm glad I did it this way.”

Kenya’s Purity Changwony clocked 2:25:11 to finish second in the women’s race.

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