Kenyan Judith Jeptum wins Paris marathon

Kenya’s Judith Jeptum won the Paris marathon on Sunday in an event record time of  2hr 19min 48sec.

Kenyan Judith Jeptum wins Paris marathon
Kenya’s Judith Jeptum crosses the finish line to win the 45th edition of the Paris Marathon, 42,195 km, on April 3, 2022. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Kenya’s Judith Jeptum won the Paris marathon on Sunday in an event record time of  2hr 19min 48sec.

The 26-year-old took almost a minute of the previous record time for the Paris marathon set five years ago.

Fanti Jimma of Ethiopia was second at 2hr 22min 52sec, followed by her compatriot Besu Sado 20 seconds further adrift.