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Kenyan athletes Limo Kiprop and Kellen Waithira won the 14th Casablanca International Marathon on Sunday

Kenyan athlete Limo Kiprop won the 14th Casablanca International Marathon on Sunday, after setting a time of 2:13:29.

Second place went to Moroccan Mohamed Talhaoui (2:13:35), while his compatriot Mountacer Zaghou (2:17:04) came third.

Among the women, Kenyan Kellen Waithira came in first place, with a time of 2:29:46. She beat her compatriot Paskalia Chipkorir (2:31:51) and Ethiopian Gode Chala Jijo (2:37:39).

In the Half-Marathon and the 10 km race, the men's and women's podiums were 100% Moroccan.

As for the men's Half-Marathon podium, it is made up of Abdelkarim Benzahra (1:02:52), Brahim Khalyfah (1:02:58) and Fathi Abdenasir (1:03:44), while among the men ladies, Fatima-Zhahra Ouhrisse (1:15:53), Fatiha Benchatki (1:16:19) and Aziza Alaoui Selsouli (1:16:53) occupied the first three places.

Regarding the 10 km race (men), it was won by Jamal Hitrane (28:00), who beat Hicham Wassmi (28:01) and Elayadi Zaroual (28:02). Among the women, Wafa Zaroual (33:07) came in first place ahead of Soukaina Bouadoud (34:23) and Soumia Sanad (34:31).

The organizers of the Casablanca International Marathon have achieved a record participation in the 14th edition, estimating the number of participants at nearly 10,500, from 38 countries.

The Casablanca International Marathon is the result of a partnership between the municipality of Casablanca and a set of major partners, including the Wilaya of the Casablanca-Settat region, the Council of the Casablanca-Settat Region, the Prefectural Council of Casablanca , the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation through the Casablanca Athletics League and the local development company, Casablanca Events & Animation.

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Marathon de Casablanca

Marathon de Casablanca

Since 2008, the city of Casablanca put the name on the agenda of international marathons. 42 kilometers of endurance and perseverance for a wave of happiness on arrival. Organized by Casablanca Events and Animation, the 14th edition of the International Marathon of Casablanca promises a trans-generational sporting program and a new sports course including: A Marathon, a half marathon, a...

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