The New Girl Gotytom Gebreslase Wins Berlin Marathon - Official Women’s Results

The New Girl Gotytom Gebreslase Wins Berlin Marathon – Official Women’s Results

The BMW Berlin Marathon 2021 took place yesterday in Berlin, Germany. The field was packed with most of the experienced marathon runners in the world. Some of the runners were making their debuts and it was all jo after the event. The Berlin Marathon is known for its fast roads and no wonder most of the world records are set over there. The new girl Gotytom Gebreslase wins Berlin Marathon – Official Women’s Results.

The Berlin Marathon is among the World’s Major Marathons in the world. There are only seven (7) Elite Platinum Label Marathons in the world currently. The Berlin Marathon saw the return of some of the greatest marathons runners in the world.

Ethiopia’s sensational Gotytom Gebreslase won the race in 2:20:09. It was her marathon debut but inexperienced Gotytom triumph in Berlin, while Hiwot Gebrekidan also finished second in 2:2123 and Helen Tola placed third in 2:23:05. Yesterday in Berlin was all the dominance of the Ethiopians.

The 47th edition of the BMW Berlin Marathon is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series, which took place under strict rules and regulations. It is the ever biggest road race event in the world since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19). With 24,796 athletes from 139 nations participated in the race yesterday.

The top 10 athletes

POSITION NAME TIME COUNTRY
1 GOTYTOM GEBRESLASE 2:20:09 ETHIOPIA
2 HIWOT GEBREKIDEN 2:21:23 ETHIOPIA
3 HELEN TOLA 2:23:05 ETHIOPIA
4 EDITH CHELIMO 2:24:33 KENYA
5 SHURE DEMISE 2:24:43 ETHIOPIA
6 FANCY CHEMUTAI 2:24:58 KENYA
7 IZABELA PASZKIEWICZ 2:27:41 POLAND
8 RUTH CHEBITOK 2:28:18 KENYA
9 RABEA SCHONEBORN 2:28:49 GERMANY
10 MARTINA STRAHL 2:30:37 SWITZERLAND

 

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Official full results. https://www.bmw-berlin-marathon.com/

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Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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