The 2016 Chongqing international marathon champion athletes swept Africa

marathon in our lives is a common sport, but also a very good for health and sports, every year there are more relevant marathon. The 2016 Chongqing international marathon run yesterday, from more than 1.5 players at home and abroad in the tournament, the final African athletes swept the men’s group, female group winners, according to the specific details, we understand the specific.

this is the first held in Chongqing International Half Marathon race, is also one of the "Chongqing world" Culture Carnival series of activities. Since the start of the tournament in March this year, since the concern, the United States, Ethiopia, Kenya, Australia and other countries have also entered the high level athletes. Event set second half run (21 km) and mini run (5 km) two projects, of which half the number of 7000 people, 8000 people run mini.

after fierce competition, MenjoJosphatKiprono from Kenya in 1 hours 03 minutes 02 seconds won the men’s championship. The first man to reach the end point of the Chinese player is 24 year-old Zhao Hao, in 1 hours 12 minutes 41 seconds ranked men’s overall ranking seventh. Women in the top three are Ethiopia players. Champion KebedeMegertuAlemu’s score was 1 hours, 14 minutes and 53 seconds.


movement is very beneficial for the health of the 2016 Chongqing International Marathon, the African players swept the championship, our players also continue oh! At the same time, the State Sports General Administration of sports management center, director of the office of marathon, said: Chongqing as a municipality in Southwest China, has a large number of running enthusiasts. The event will be held in Chongqing, Southwest China and even more competitive marathon race, for the majority of runners to provide a new platform".

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