Deribe Gebissa wins Carpi Marathon
Carpi, Italy Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Deribe Gebissa of Ethiopia won the 24th edition of the Maratona dÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Italia Memorial Enzo Ferrari from Maranello to Carpi in 2:32:22 here yesterday, missing her personal best time set in Vienna in 2009.
The menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s category was dominated by Nicolas Kurgat of Kenya, who despite running his first marathon race, set a new course record of 2:08:36. Kurgat was followed by fellow Kenyan Betram Keter (2:09:27) and Gezu Belete of Ethiopia (2:10:34).
The race is dedicated to the memory of famous car maker Enzo Ferrari.
Leading results from the Maratona dÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Italia in Carpi:
1. Nicolas Kurgat (Kenya) 2:08:36
2. Betram Keter (Kenya) 2:09:27
3. Gezu Belete Mekonen (Ethiopia) 2:10:34
4. David Cherono Toniok (Kenya) 2:13:24
1. Gebissa Deribe Godana (Ethiopia) 2:32:22
2. Eliana Patelli (Italy) 2:36:18
3. Venera Sarmosova (Russia) 2:36:50