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Sport Kenyans Geoffrey Kamworor, Joyciline Jepkosgei win New York City Marathon

19:15  03 november  2019
19:15  03 november  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

Jepkosgei wins NYC in 1st marathon, Kamworor takes men's

  Jepkosgei wins NYC in 1st marathon, Kamworor takes men's NEW YORK (AP) — Joyciline Jepkosgei had never pushed her powerful legs over 26.2 miles. It hardly showed Sunday — certainly not as she drove away from marathon veteran Mary Keitany. Jepkosgei upset the four-time New York City Marathon champion to win the women's race, a historic debut that left her seven seconds off the course record. Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya won the men's event for the second time in three years. After pulling away fromNEW YORK (AP) — Joyciline Jepkosgei had never pushed her powerful legs over 26.2 miles.

Kenya 's Joyciline Jepkosgei wins the New York Marathon in her first race over the distance, while compatriot Geoffrey Kamworor wins the men's race. Jepkosgei , who is the 10km world record holder on the road, was a comfortable winner in two hours 22 minutes 38 seconds.

NEW YORK (03-Nov) — The world’s fastest half marathoners flexed their muscles at twice the distance to win convincingly at the 49th running of the TCS New York City Marathon here today. Kenyans Geoffrey Kamworor and Joyciline Jepkosgei waited until late in the race in to assert themselves on

NEW YORK — Geoffrey Kamworor and Joyciline Jepkosgei gave Kenya a sweep of the New York City Marathon men’s and women’s titles on Sunday.

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Kamworor won the world’s largest annual marathon for the second time in three years, pulling away from countryman Albert Korir in the final miles. Kamworor, who trains with marathon world-record holder Eliud Kipchoge, finished in 2:08:13 and then immediately embraced Kipchoge, who was in the Central Park crowd.

Jepkosgei, a half-marathon world-record holder like Kamworor, outdueled four-time NYC champion Mary Keitany. She clocked 2:22:38, the second-fastest female time in race history, to become the first woman to win New York City in her marathon debut since 1994.

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In the women’s race, New York half marathon winner Joyciline Jepkosgei did one better to earn her maiden major marathon title cutting the tape in 2 hours 22

Joyciline Jepkosgei passes the 21-mile mark of the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Joyciline Jepkosgei ruined esteemed countrywoman Mary Keitany's chance at a fifth women's title in the contest, but all kudos went to Kenya , as Keitany came in second, and Geoffrey Kamworor won

Keitany, a 37-year-old bidding to become the oldest female NYC winner since 1987, finished second, 54 seconds behind.

Olympians Des Linden and Jared Ward were the top American finishers, each in sixth place.

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa, the defending men’s champion, withdrew in the seventh mile, 29 days after winning the world championships marathon in Doha. U.S. Olympic team contender Sara Hall dropped out at mile 18 with stomach issues, 35 days after lowering her personal best by four minutes at the Berlin Marathon.

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New York City marks the end of the 2019 major marathon season. Top Americans are now focused on the Olympic Trials in Atlanta on Feb. 29, when the top three per gender are in line to make the Tokyo team.

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Jepkosgei was just seconds off the course record in her first marathon and Geoffrey Kamworor wins for the second time in three years. November 3, 2019 at 12:13 PM EST. Joyciline Jepkosgei of Kenya delivered a dominant performance in her marathon debut, winning the New York City

New York (AP) -- Joyciline Jepkosgei arrived in New York with a modest goal for her first marathon ever. Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya won the men's event for the second time in three years. He pounced when defending champion Lelisa Desisa dropped out after seven miles following a grueling

Most of the U.S. Olympic favorites did not run New York City, it being less than four months before trials. That group includes Rio Olympic bronze medalist Galen Rupp, who withdrew from the Oct. 13 Chicago Marathon with a calf injury in his first race in a year after Achilles surgery.

The U.S. women are deeper, even with the recent retirement of four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan. Linden repeated in the months before New York that she is undecided on running trials in the final years of her career. The U.S. also boasts Jordan Hasay (second-fastest American woman in history), 2017 World bronze medalist Amy Cragg and Molly Huddle, the American record holder at 10,000m.

Earlier Sunday, American Daniel Romanchuk and Swiss Manuela Schar repeated as NYC wheelchair champions.

Romanchuk, 21, followed up his a breakthrough 2018 when he became the first U.S. man to win the wheelchair division as well as the youngest male NYC champion in history. Romanchuk won majors in Boston and London in the spring and Chicago and New York City in the fall.

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Kenyan half marathon world record holders Geoffrey Kamworor and Joyciline Jepkosgei powered to victories in the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kamworor reclaimed the New York title he won in 2017 in two hours eight minutes and 13 seconds and Jepkosgei surprised four-time champion

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kenyan half marathon world record holders Geoffrey Kamworor and Joyciline Jepkosgei powered to victories in the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kamworor reclaimed the New York title he won in 2017 in two hours eight minutes and 13 seconds and

Schar, 34, three-peated as NYC champion to become the first person to sweep all six major city marathons in one year since Tokyo was added to the group in 2017. American Tatyana McFadden, whom Schar supplanted as the dominant female racer, was second, 3:59 behind.

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a group of people standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera: Runners try to stay warm and off their feet at Fort Wadsworth, on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, before the New York City Marathon on November 3, 2019.

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