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Kiprotich third in 2019 Hamburg Marathon

The 2012 London Olympic gold medalist clocked 2:08:32. The Ethiopian duo of Tadu Abate and Ayele Abshero finished first and second clocking 2:08:26 and 2:08:27 respectively.
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Uganda’s star athlete Stephen Kiprotich has finished third in the 2019 Hamburg Marathon in Germany on Sunday.

The 2012 London Olympic gold medalist clocked 2:08:32. The Ethiopian duo of Tadu Abate and Ayele Abshero finished first and second clocking 2:08:26 and 2:08:27 respectively.

“We are happy that Stephen finished among the top three. This is a good start of the season for him,” Dominc Otuchet, President of the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) told URN.

Uganda’s other runner Robert Chemonges came sixth with a time of 2:10:00, while Japan’s Ryu Takaku was seventh.

Results: 1. Tadu Abate ETH 2:08:26, 2. Ayele Abshero ETH 2:08:27, 3. Stephen Kiprotich UGA 2:08:32, 4. Jiksa Tolosa ETH 2:08:52, 5. Lucas Rotich KEN 2:09:48, 6. Robert Chemonges UGA 2:10:00, 7. Ryu Takaku JPN 2:09:48

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