Sunday, October 25, 2015

Kosgei and Damantsevich Win Osaka Marathon

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/sports/etc/20151025-OYT1T50034.html

translated by Brett Larner

Daniel Kosgei (Kenya) won the fifth running of the Osaka Marathon on Sunday, running 2:13:46 for the 42.195 km course.  Taiga Ito (Suzuki Hamamatsu AC) was 2nd in 2:15:32.  In the women's race, Maryna Damantsevich (Belarus) won in a 2:32:28 course record with Hisae Yoshimatsu (Shunan City Hall) 2nd in 2:37:48.  Temperatures were 19 degrees Celsius with 39% humidity and 1.3 m/s easterly winds.

5th Osaka Marathon
Osaka, 10/25/15
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Men
1. Daniel Kosgei (Kenya) - 2:13:46
2. Taiga Ito (Suzuki Hamamatsu AC) - 2:15:32
3. Ser-Od Bat-Ochir (Mongolia/Team NTN) - 2:15:35
4. Sho Matsumoto (Team Nikkei Business) - 2:16:28
5. Yuko Matsumiya (Team Hitachi Butsuryu) - 2:16:40

Women
1. Maryna Damantsevich (Belarus) - 2:32:28 - CR
2. Hisae Yoshimatsu (Shunan City Hall) - 2:37:48
3. Yumiko Kinoshita (Second Wind AC) - 2:38:17
4. Chika Tawara (Kyushu E-Runners) - 2:39:44
5. Yoshiko Sakamoto (Mie T&F Assoc.) - 2:44:46

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