Kenyan athlete William Igun second time in a row won the tel Aviv marathon, but, unlike the race in 2015, this time did not set a new record, reported the radio station «Sieves Beth».
William Igun showed the result of 2 hours and 30 minutes and 51 seconds. After the victory he said that next year is also going to take part in the tel Aviv marathon.
In this year’s marathon was attended by about 40 thousand people, including foreigners 2.500. In addition to the full marathon were romarate, races at 10 and 5 kilometers, as well as competitions for the disabled hand-bike.
In the race participated Semion Simkin (91). Recall that in may 2015 he became the champion of Europe in Italy, and in August won a gold and a silver at the world Championships in France.
The 2014 marathon was won by another Kenyan, Iezekiel Coach.