MADRID (ESP, Apr 25): Kenyan Thompson Cherogony won in new course record 2:11:27 the 33rd Madrid Marathon. Former mark of Joseph Ngolepus was 2:11:30 in 2006. In all races 15 000 runners were registered. Second Dickson Chumba got 2:11:54 and third Jonathan Kipkosgei 2:13:06. Best Spanish and national champion was Migel Angel Gamonal who debuted at the distance with 2:17:27. Ethiopian Girma Tadesse won the women race in 2:34:39 over her team-mate Hadish Letay (2:34:58) and Poland´s Justyna Bak (2:37:52). Spanish champion Ana Casares as 6th (2:47:50). In the 10 km race long distance legend Haile Gebrselassie won in 28:56. Francisco Espana was way back as second in 30:28.
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