Edwin Kiptoo from Kenya was the winner of the 40th Athens Authentic Marathon. Kiptoo was the first to arrive at Kallimarmaro Stadium in Athens and cross the finish line with a new record of 2 hours, 10 minutes and 34 seconds. In the second place was Kilimo from Kenya with 2. 12.36
In statements after the end of the race Kiptoo thanked the organisers that invited him and also thanked his family, “I was well prepared, I did not expect the break the record”.
Sukaina Atanane from Morocco was the winner of the womens’ race with 2 hours 31 minutes and 53 seconds followed by Caroline Jepchirchir from Kenya with 2.32.19.