Amos Kipruto wins London Marathon
By Peter Ochieng
Amos Kipruto is the winner of this year’s edition of the London Marathon, held on Sunday, October 02, 2022, in the United Kingdom (UK).
The 30-year-old Kenyan marathoner finished first against Ethiopia’s Leul Gebresilase and Belgium’s Bashir Abdi, in a time of 2:04:40.
In the women category, Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw reigned supreme, winning the race in a time of 2:17:25.
She edged out the defending champion, Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei.
Yehualaw’s compatriot Alemu Megertu came third.
Last week, Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge set a new record at the Berlin marathon.
He set a time of 2:01:09 to lower his previous record of 2:01:39 set during the Berlin marathon in 2018.