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The finisher e-magazine for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2019 is online
Well, are you dry again and can get down the stairs without contorting your body? Let's be honest, though—the whole thing was absolutely worth the effort. The finisher e-Magazine is now online.
Bekele misses World Record by just two seconds in sensational Comeback
Time and again the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON produces huge upsets and sensational racing: This time it was the turn of Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest runner of all times. The Ethiopian made a sensational return to his international best with victory at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, missing the world record by just two seconds and staging one of the greatest comebacks in athletics’ history.
One in a Million
Günter Halla was the very first finisher of the BERLIN-MARATHON on October 13, 1974. Ali Crandall from Canada (Toronto) was the millionth finisher with a time of 3:55:16 hours at the 46th BMW BERLIN MARATHON on September 29, 2019 at 14:07:33.
Thrilling Wheelchair and Handbiker Races
Manuela Schär and Marcel Hug made it a Swiss double in winning the wheelchair titles in the 46th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON while the Handbiker competition was dominated by Jennette Jansen and her fellow Dutch racer Jetze Plat.
Flash News: Kenenisa Bekele misses world record by two seconds in sensational comeback win
Kenenisa Bekele produced a sensational comeback win in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, missing the world record by just two seconds with 2:01:41. The 37 year-old Ethiopian became the second fastest runner of all time, producing a world lead and a national record in a phenomenal performance. Back in 2016 Kenenisa Bekele had missed the world record by six seconds when he clocked 2:03:03 in his first Berlin triumph, this time he missed the mark of Eliud Kipchoge, who ran 2:01:39 here in 2018, by two...
A German winner for the first time at 46th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON
Felix Rijhnen from Darmstadt has won the 46th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON Inline Skating and is thus the first German winner in the history of the world’s most important marathon race. In the women’s event, Sandrine Tas from Belgium won ahead of last year’s German winner Katharina Rumpus. Despite heavy rain showers, more than 5,000 inline skaters celebrated a party on skates. “It was simply a great feeling to win such a crazy race”, Felix Rijhnen (Powerslide Matter World Team, 1:10:30 hours) said after...