Kenyans dominate Madrid Half Marathon

Kenyans dominate Madrid Half Marathon
Nelly Jepchumba wins the women's race in Madrid

In the women's race, Nelly Jepchumba, the Bucharest half marathon winner in September, was a clear winner in a new course record of 1:07:48.

There were wins for Kenya’s Ronald KIprotich and Nelly Jepchumba at the Madrid Half Marathon in Madrid, Spain on Sunday 14 November 2021.

Kiprotich won the men’s race in a time of 59 minutes 40 seconds , leading six other Kenyans to take the top seven places.

In the women's race, Nelly Jepchumba, the Bucharest half marathon winner in September, was a clear winner in a new course record of 1:07:48.

Top results men

  1. Ronald Kiprotich Kirui - 59:39
  2. Ezra Kipketer Tanui - 59:44
  3. Solomon Kirwa Yego - 59:44
  4. Alfred Kipchirchir Muche - 59:44
  5. David Ngure Irungu - 59:45
  6. Joseph Karanja - 59:49
  7. Wiseley Kibichi - 59:58

Top results women

  1. Nelly Jepchumba - 1:07:47
  2. Alemitu Tariku Olana - 1:07:58
  3. Ayinadis Teshome Birle - 1:08:18
  4. Winfridah Moraa Moseti - 1:08:22
  5. Sandrafelis Chebet Tuei - 1:09:01
  6. Tigist Gashaw Belay - 1:10:33
  7. Nesphine Jepleting - 1:12:02
  8. Irine Jepchumba Kimais - 1:12:31
  9. Sheila Jebiwot - 1:12:48