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Bengaluru Marathon: Tirath Kumar, Shyamli Singh win

WELL DONE! Haile Gebrselassie (right) greets the elite men’s full marathon medallists Tirath Kumar (centre), Krishna Singh (left) and Neeraj Pal Singh. Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar   | Photo Credit: Sampath Kumar G P

Tirath Kumar (2:25:51s) and Shyamli Singh (3:16:18s) won the full marathon elite categories in the Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon, here on Sunday.

The duo won Rs. 2 lakh each.

Sudha Singh, the 2010 Asian Games 3,000m steeplechase gold medal winner, pocketed the women’s elite half-marathon with a time of 1:18:23s.

The results: Men: Full marathon: Elite: 1. Tirath Kumar (2:25:51s), 2. Krishna Singh (2:26:07s), 3. Neeraj Pal Singh (2:27:03s). Open: 1. Raja Raja (2:34:28s), 2. Jegadheesan Munusami (2:39:33s), 3. Prakash Dhasade (2:55:02s). Half-marathon: Elite: 1. Dasari Vasu (1:11:57s), 2. Nirmal Kumar (1:12:10s), 3. B.C. Tilak (1:12:18s). Open: 1. Anbu Kumar (1:12:19s), 2. Tommy Shalla (1:14:06s), 3. Anil Korvi (1:14:25s).

Women: Full marathon: Elite: 1. Shyamli Singh (3:16:18s), 2. Sudha Vig (3:17:20s), 3. Jyothi Shankar (3:29:09s). Open: 1. Eve Bugler (3:39:57s), 2. Elizabeth Chapman (3:46:06s), 3. B. Bhagwati (3:51:48s).

Half marathon: Elite: 1. Sudha Singh (1:18:23s), 2. L. Surya (1:19:12s), 3. Kavita Raut (1:20:26s). Open: 1. Nilam Rajput (1:25:57s), 2. Kyntimon Marwein (1:38:09s), 3. Madhuri Deshmukh (1:39:30s).

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