Thursday, February 22, 2018

ALL IN THE FAMILY*

Kenyan brothers Stephen and Simon finish one-two in T&T marathon

TRIUMPHANT: Kenya's Leah Kigen begins to celebrate as she crosses the finish line at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain, to secure the Women's title for the third consecutive year, in yesterday's 2018 Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon. The newly-minted three-time champion completed yesterday's victory in a time of three hours and 11 seconds. –Photo: CURTIS CHASE


Stephen Mburi Njoroge dethroned defending champion Jose Alejandro Velazco to be crowned 2018 Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) men's champion, in what turned out to be an easy triumph in front of Whitehall at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain, yesterday.
The 27-year-old Kenyan finished the 26.2-mile race in two hours, 23 minutes and four seconds, just ahead of his older brother Simon, 2.23:05, with Colombia's Andres Ruiz Malavar, 2.28.05, back in third.

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