Kenya is the home of Champions when it comes to athletics especially long distance races.Today, World Marathon Champion Ruth Chepngetich has set a new half marathon record in a race at N Koley Instanbul Half Marathon.
Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw, who is a part of NN Running Team smashed the women’s half marathon world record at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon that was held today 29th Sunday 2021 in Antrim, Northern Ireland. The 22 year-old took off 19 seconds from the previous record that had been set by Kenyan Ruth Chepngetich earlier this year to set a new women half marathon record in a time of 63min 43sec.
Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw took 19 seconds off the world half marathon record, running a remarkable 1:03:43 at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon, a World Athletics Label Road Race, in Larne, Northern Ireland, yesterday Sunday 29th. Yehualaw becomes the first woman to break 64 minutes for the half marathon, with her mark improving on the 1:04:02 world record which had been set by Kenya’s world marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich in Istanbul on 4 April.
Ruth Chepngetich, a 26 year old Kenyan marathon runner has smashed the world half marathon record on Sunday 4th April.She finished in a duration of 1:04:02 to shave 29 seconds off the old record mark.
Ruth Chepngetich has broken the world record in the half marathon category in Istanbul.Chepngetich has been the reigning world champion that category.
A Kenyan athlete, Ruth Kipng'etichi today have broken the world's record in Half marathon by finishing the race in one hour, four minutes and one second.By doing this,she have broken Ababel Yashaneh's record by 29 seconds.
Born in September 27th 1993 Peres is a Kenyan female athlete, she competes in long road distance running competitions. Currently she's ranked at the 84th place with a score of 1253 at the women's marathon whereas in the women overall ranking she's at position 328 with the same scores 1253 and in the womens road running she's at position 24 with a score of 1299 She was the gold medalist at the IAFF world half marathon championships in 2016.Today afternoon in Poland she broke the only women half marathon record
Today's marathon held at Istanbul, Ruth Chepng'etich has been crowned the winner, She has broke the half marathon record where she crossed the line to win the Instanbul Marathon in 1:04:01.