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Ruth Chepngetich Triumphs Nagoya Women’s Marathon at 2:17:18

Ruth Chepngetich will lead Kenya's marathon team for the 2022 World Championships to be held in Oregon, the USA on July 15-24.

Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich recorded the second-fastest ever women-only marathon at the Nagoya Women’s Marathon on Sunday.

She clocked 2:17:18 to win the World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race. 

The 2019 world marathon champion and 2021 Chicago Marathon winner,  finished ahead of Israel’s Lonah Chemtai Salpeter and Japan’s Yuka Ando in second and third, respectively.


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IK is a Masinde Muliro University graduate. His interests are in news and analysis on women's rights, politics, technology, law, and global affairs.

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