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Kenya’s Erick Kiplagat Sang took the top honors at the Jeddah Half Marathon

The 22 year-old led a 1-2 Kenyan podium finish as he cut the tape with a new personal best of 59:48 and was followed by his compatriot Samuel Nyamae who came in second also with a personal best of 1:00.50.

“I have been part of many marathons that have happened around the world and I am happy to be the winner today in the Jeddah Half Marathon,” said Sang

He added: “I am extremely happy with my performance and plan to participate in more marathons in the future.”

Ethiopia’s Kinde Atanaw closed the podium three finishes also with a personal best of 1:00.04.

Double World 5,000m champion Muktar Idris and the 37 year-old, Samir Jouaher, finished in fourth and fifth place in a time of 1:01.27 and 1:02.10 respectively.


Erick Kiplagat          (KEN) 59:50

2.Samuel Nyamae   (KEN) 1:00.50

3.Kinde Atanaw       (ETH) 1:01.04

4.Muktar Edris          (ETH) 1:01.27

5.Samir Jouaher        (MOR) 1:02.10

(12/12/2022) Views: 250 ⚡AMP
by John Vaselyne
Jeddah Half Marathon

Jeddah Half Marathon

The Saudi Sports for All Federation is staging the Jeddah Half-Marathon in December. Supported by the Ministry of Sports, Quality of Life Program, and the Saudi Arabian Athletic Federation, and The Saudi Athletic Federation, the Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) is set to host the Jeddah Half Marathon 2022 in the heart of Jeddah promenade and Corniche area. The...

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