Kenyan and Ethiopian runners win Ljubljana Marathon
Ljubljana, 22 October - Edmond Kipngetich from Kenya won the Ljubljana Marathon on Sunday, crossing the finish line in 2 hours, 6 minutes and 47 seconds. Zinash Gerado Senbeta from Ethiopia won the women's competition with an event record of 2 hours, 21 minutes and 5 seconds.
Kenyan runner Kipkemoi Kiprono finished second in the men's competition, followed by Ethiopian Gossa Ambelu Challa in third place.
In the women's category, Gebiyanesh Ayele Gedamu from Ethiopia finished second and Neja Kršinar from Slovenia was third, finishing the run in 2 hours, 45 minutes and 30 seconds.
Two Slovenians made the top ten in the men's category, with the best result scored by Simon Navodnik, who finished seventh. In the women's category, as many as seven Slovenians are in the top ten.
1st Edmond Kipngetich (KEN) 2:06:47 2nd Kipkemoi Kiprono (KEN) 2:07:29 3rd Gossa Ambelu Challa (ETH) 2:07:43 4th Henok Tesfay Ghebreab (ERI) 2:07:55 5th Mohcin Outalha (MAR) 2:09:21 6th Gebretsadik Abraha Adihana (ETH) 2:09:29 7th Simon Navodnik (SLO) 2:31:00 8th Matic Modic (SLO) 2:32:37 9th Maksym Kovtun (UKR) 2:32:42 10th Miloš Dragović (SRB) 2:34:00
1st Zinash Gerado Senbeta (ETH) 2:21:05 2nd Gebiyanesh Ayele Gedamu (ETH) 2:27:16 3rd Neja Kršinar (SLO) 2:45:30 4th Dominika Podobnik (SLO) 2:57:18 5th Katarina Pišotek (SLO) 3:04:05 6th Petra Tramte (SLO) 3:04:17 7th Katja Juhart (SLO) 3:05:46 8th Vesna Dolenc (SLO) 3:05:55 9th Lilla Rozsnyai (HUN) 3:05:55 10th Jerca Zajc (SLO) 3:09:03