EME NEWS (OCT 9, 2011)
SHOBUKHOVA AND MOSOP SHOW
KIPCHUMBA 2:05:48 AND RONO 2:24:33
WINS FOR STEEL AND KOGO
KOMON MISSES THE COURSE RECORD
YATOR CLOCKS WB AND BEATS KENENISA
KURGAT NEW CR 2:08:36
LEMAITRE 10.12 AGAINST -1.2 WIND
BUCURESTI (ROU, Oct 9): Ethiopian Getu Metaferia won the Bucuresti Marathon in 2:17:21. Russian Marina Kovaleva was the best woman with even higher quality 2:32:20. Around 2000 participants in the marathon which also incorporated national championships - here the titles for Gheorghea Surlea 2:26:34 and Daniela Cirlan 2:42:26.
GRAZ (AUT, Oct 9): Kenyan Edwin Kemboi won the 18th Graz Marathon in 2:14:58. In the women category new course record for the Kenyan winner Esther Wanjiru 2:32:12 as she was overall fifth. In the half-marathon Austrian star Andrea Mayr posted new course record 1:12:44 and came close to her national mark 1:12:14.
FAMECK (FRA, Oct 9): Herve Davaux won the French 50 km walk title in 4:02:08.