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Sport Life — sport partner of Kyiv Half Marathon 2017

April 10, 2017

On April 9 the 7th Kyiv International Half Marathon 2017 took place at Kontraktova square.

Over 9 thousand sportsmen of different age categories from 50 countries of the world participated in the event this time. Each participant could choose a distance appropriate to his fitness level: 21, 10.5 and 2 km. Mini distances of 100, 500 and 1000 metres were organized for kids.

Lencho Tesfaye Anbessa from Ethiopia won the major distance of 21.0975 km. 20-year-old sportsman set a record of the competition covering the distance in 1:03:56.1 that is by 43 seconds better than the achievement of the former champion Taras Salo who won last year.

The Polish Szymon Kulka came second (1:05:25.5) and the Ukrainian Roman Romanenko was the third (1:05:39.3). He also took the title of the Half Marathon Champion of Ukraine. Everyone who finished after the half marathon got the special medals.

The sportswoman from Ethiopia, Belaynesh Tsegaye Beyene, was the most successful among the women covering the half marathon distance with the result 1:13:56.5. The Ukrainians came second and third. Sofiya Yaremchuk covered the distance in 1:15:02.6, and Vira Yaremchuk — in 1:16:16.8.

You can read more about all results of Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2017 on the official website of the event — kyivhalfmarathon.org .

The network of fitness clubs Sport Life was the partner of Kyiv Half Marathon 2017.