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Mugambi and Kiprop to lead Kenyans at Frankfurt marathon – DAILY SPORT

Mugambi and Kiprop to lead Kenyans at Frankfurt marathon – DAILY SPORT

Former Sri Lanka marathon champion Stephen Mungathia Mugambi and previous Commonwealth Video games marathon silver medalist Helah Kiprop will direct Kenyans at the 2022 Frankfurt marathon set for this Sunday in Germany.

Following pacing for Eliud Kipchoge’s globe document in Berlin Marathon in September, Mugambi, who concluded 5th at very last year’s Normal Chartered marathon said that he is prepared to face major athletes at the race.

Born and lifted in Meru County, Mugambi he was instruction primarily on velocity perform as he prepares for race.

“I have operate quite a few races and profitable the 2018 Sri Lanka marathon opened the doorways for me and now I want to test functioning in a major marathon. My mentor has been education, providing me fantastic plans like finishing 40km, 30km and that is excellent more than enough for pacing,” said the 29-12 months-old runner.

He will be joined by other Kenyans at the race like Martin Kosgey, Charles Ndiema (2:08:12), Brimin Misoi (2:08:41), Dominic Letting (2:09:30) and debutant Linus Maruka.

There will be Ethiopians led by Betesfa Getahun, Gebru Redahgne, Asefa Mengisa Germany’s Hendrik Pfeiffer of Germany.

In women, Sally Kaptich, Helah Kiprop (2:21:27), Jackline Chepngeno (2:24:21), Caroline Jepchirchir (2:26:11), Gladys Chepkurui (2:28:55) and Martha Akeno (2:29:00).

Ethiopian lineup has Yeshi Chekole, Ugandan Juliet Chekwel among many others.

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