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Athletic Nation Report: Honolulu Marathon:Rio Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa (Fayyisaa Leellisaa) finished fourth in his first debut after Rio Olympic protest December 12, 2016

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Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa (Fayyisaa Leellisaa) finished fourth in his first debut after Rio Olympic protest. He clocked 2:15:57 in  Honolulu  men’s marathon, December 11, 2016. Feyisa walked the last 100 meters with his famous hands in ‘X’ in silent protest.  His compatriot Oromo athlete  Deribe Roba finished third clocking 2:13:43.

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Lawrence Cherono set a course record of 2:09:39 to win ahead of fellow Kenyan Wilson Chebet (2:10:48), who was also under the previous course record.
Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei won the women’s race in 2:31:11 ahead of American Lindsey Scherf (2:34:05) and pre-race favourite Oromo athlete Buzunesh Deba from Ethiopia (2:35:34).
The official result:

Men
1. Lawrence Cherono – 2:09:39 – RECORD
2. Wilson Chebet – 2:10:50 – RECORD
3. Deribe Roba – 2:13:43
4. Feyisa Lelisa – 2:15:57
5. Tatsuya Itagaki – 2:19:24

Women
1. Brigid Kosgei – 2:31:11
2. Lindsey Scherf – 2:34:05
3. Buzunesh Deba – 2:35:34
4. Yingying Zhang – 2:38:40

Wheelchair race
1. Masazumi Soejima – 1:35:35
2. Kazuhiko Shimada – 1:45:11
3. Wakako Tsuchida – 1:50:42


 

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