New York Marathon

The Big Apple dominate African athletes.


After the Boston Marathon, the Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai has also won the 42nd edition of the New York Marathon with a time of 2:05:06, a new record. Second place in the marathone went to another Kenyan Mutai Emmanule, while the third went to the Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebede. Among women, success for the Ethiopian Nut Firehiwot in 2:23:15, ahead of compatriot at the finish line and Deba Buzunesh Kenyan Mary Keitany. Success for Alex Zanardi hand bikes in the category. The marathon was attended by about 47,000 people from 23 nations.