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Record-breaking victory for the Eritrean Kibrom Ghebrezgiabhier in the Castellón Marathon

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Sunday, 25 February 2024

The Eritrean Ghebrezgiabhier reigns with the race record in the Castellón Marathon

Record-breaking victory for the Eritrean Ghebrezgiabhier Kibrom in the Castellón Marathon, with international victories also in the women's category and the 10K, where Tadese Worku made a record


The Eritrean clocked a time of 2:07:25 hours, which is the record for the event, and the Kenyan was proclaimed winners of the Marató bp Castelló this
Kibrom Ghebrezgiabhier, at the moment of crossing the finish line and breaking the test record

Kibrom Ghebrezgiabhier, at the moment of crossing the finish line and breaking the test record


Updated 02/25/2024 12:49 CET

The Eritrean Kibrom Ghebrezgiabhier , with a time of 2:07:25 hours which is the record of the event , and the Kenyan Dorine Jerop were proclaimed winners of the Marató bp Castelló this Sunday.

In the men's category, the Kenyan James Kiplagat was second , although he crossed the finish line seven minutes after the winner, and the Eritrean Medhanie Abraham was third after entering eighteen seconds later.

Jerop won the women's category with a time of 2:29:39 hours, a time that is her personal record and which she achieved despite suffering a fall at one of the aid stations . Second place went to the Kenyan Irene Jerobon and third place to the Ethiopian Bizuager Aderra.

In parallel, the 10K Facsa was held in which the Ethiopian Tadese Worku, with a time of 27:02 , and the Kenyan Faith Chepkoech, with 29:50, were the winners and Martín Fiz established a new Spanish record in over 60 years old with a time of 33:53.

Before departure, a minute of silence was observed in memory of the victims of the tragic fire that occurred on Thursday in Valencia and for which this Sunday the Valencian Community is observing its third day of official mourning.

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The Marató bp Castelló stars in its 14th edition with a record in the men's race

02/25/2024 - 

CASTELLO. Marató bp Castelló celebrated its fourteenth edition this Sunday and athletes and the public were able to enjoy Castellón running in style. At 9:17 the start of the test was given, which has registered more participants than the previous edition.

The Eritrean Kibrom Ghebrezgiabhier was the first to cross the finish line with a spectacular time of 2:07:25, running the last 10 kilometers alone. He thus achieves the Marató bp Castelló record, which Lemi Dumecha has held since 2020 (2:07:43) and also shatters his personal record. A result that represents the twentieth best world record. The podium was completed by the Kenyan James Kiplagat  with a time of 2:15:14  and, close behind him, the Eritrean runner Medhanie Abraham Tesfaghergish  in third place, with a time of  2:15:32.

In the women's category, a very high level has also been demonstrated, starting with the race of the Kenyan athlete Dorine Jerop , who suffered a fall at one of the aid stations, but managed to overcome it and continue the race to cross the finish line in 2:29. :39, managing to be first classified and surpassing her personal best. 

The second runner to cross the finish line was the Kenyan athlete Irene Jerobon, with a time of 2:30:51 and, closely followed, in third position, the Ethiopian Bizuager Aderra, with a time of 2:31:24. Currently, the test record remains in the hands of Webalem Basaznew, with a mark of 2:27:39 achieved in 2020.

As for the regional classification, the winners of this edition have been, in the male category,  Juan Vidal with a time of 2:25:30 and, in the female category, Sheila Simao with a time of 2:53:28. At the local level, the first athletes to reach the finish line were, in the men's category, Guillem Adell , with a time of 2:26:58, and in the women's category, Sandra Cervera , with a time of 3:14:25.

Spanish Master Marathon Championship

Coinciding with the marathon, the Spanish Marathon Master Championship was held , whose first place finisher in the men's category was the Valencian Juan Vidal with a mark of 2:25:30 and in the women's category Verónica Sánchez , with a time of 2:52. :55.

Special mention deserves the runner Alejandra Sánchez Massa , debutant in the 42 kilometer test. a tribute to the runner Alba Cebrián, who died on January 22 and who crossed the finish line as the first Spanish woman to do so, accompanied in the last meters by Alba's father.

The test continues to achieve great results that place it as a sporting reference, both nationally and internationally, proof of this is the conservation of the World Athletics Race Label. The animation in the streets, the care of the runner, the low crowding and a fast and comfortable circuit mean that more and more athletes from all over the world want to participate with the aim of improving their records.

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