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MEN ELITE ATHLETES STANDARD CHARTERED MUMBAI MARATHON
1. Jackson Kiprop UGA/1986 2:09:32
2. Seboka Dibaba ETH/1987 2:06:17...
55 Geoffrey Kipyego KEN/1987
WOMEN ELITE ATHLETES STANDARD CHARTERED MUMBAI MARATHON
1. Valentine Kipketer KEN/1993 2:23:02
2. Netsanet Achamo ETH/1987...
MEN ELITE ATHLETES MUMBAI MARATHON 2016
Jackson Kiprop UGA/1986 2:09:32 Nike
Jackson Kiprop came into the spotlights in In...
finished 17 times top 3 in a marathon out of which he won 8.
2015 Cape Town Marathon 5th
2:14.38
2013 Chuncheon Marathon 2...
2006 London Marathon 3rd
2:06:55
2005 New York City Marathon 2nd
2:09:31
2004 Mumbai Marathon 1st
2:15:47
2004 New York Ci...
2009 Chuncheon Marathon 1st
2:09:50
Jacob Cheshari KEN/1984 2:07:46 Nike
After some years on the track, where Jacob record...
2015 Great Ethiopian Run 3rd 28:55
2015 Chuncheon Marathon 1st
2:09:40
2015 All-Africa Games 10.000m 3rd
27:28.40
2015 Eth...
Josphat Leting KEN/1988 2:09:34
Josphat only run in small city marathons so far, doing well by finishing top 3, three time...
2012 George South African Marathon Championships 2nd
2:15:12
2011 Soweto Marathon 1st
2:169:04
Xolisa Tyali RSA/1988 2:16:...
WOMEN ELITE ATHLETES MUMBAI MARATHON 2016
Valentine Kipketer KEN/1993 2:23:02 Nike
Valentine Kipketer has won the 2013 Mum...
2014 Prague Marathon 5th
2:32:19
2013 Beirut Marathon 2nd
2:36:47
Workitu Ayanu ETH/1987 2:29:25 Nike
Workitu Ayanu starte...
Seada Kedir is a two time Beirut Marathon Champion, having won this race in 2012 and 2011. Last
year she won the Changsha ...
2015 Iten Marathon 1st
2:40:56
2015 Luxembourg Marathon 5th
2:40:56
2014 Eldoret Kass FM Marathon 2nd
2:50:23
2014 Ahmedab...
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  1. 1. MEN ELITE ATHLETES STANDARD CHARTERED MUMBAI MARATHON 1. Jackson Kiprop UGA/1986 2:09:32 2. Seboka Dibaba ETH/1987 2:06:17 3. David Kiyeng KEN/1983 2:06:26 4. Abraham Girma ETH/1986 2:06:48 5. Hendrick Ramaala RSA/1972 2:06:55 6. Lawrence Kimaiyo KEN/1990 2:07:01 7. Mulugeta Wami ETH/1982 2:07:11 8. Jacob Cheshari KEN/1984 2:07:46 9. Dereje Debele ETH/1986 2:07:48 10. Adugna Takele ETH/1989 2:08:31 11. Marius Kimutai KEN/1992 2:09:14 12. Seboka Negusse ETH/1989 2:09:14 13. Ezekial Omullo KEN/1987 2:09:19 14. Josphat Leting KEN/1988 2:09:34 15. Herpasa Negasa ETH/1993 2:10:17 16. Lungile Gongqa RSA/1979 2:11:59 17. Michael Mazibuko RSA/1986 2:12:29 18. Xolisa Tyali RSA/1988 2:16:03 19. Joseph Ebuya KEN/1987 debut PACEMAKER 51 Michael Mutai KEN/1983 52 Ezekiel Chepkorom UGA/1992 53 Gideon Kipketer KEN/1992 54 Stephen Kiplagat KEN/1990
  2. 2. 55 Geoffrey Kipyego KEN/1987
  3. 3. WOMEN ELITE ATHLETES STANDARD CHARTERED MUMBAI MARATHON 1. Valentine Kipketer KEN/1993 2:23:02 2. Netsanet Achamo ETH/1987 2:24:12 3. Shuko Genemo ETH/1995 2:27:29 4. Workitu Ayanu ETH/1987 2:29:25 5. Alem Fikre ETH/1988 2:30:13 6. Rebecca Korir KEN/1992 2:30:36 7. Seada Kedir ETH/1988 2:31:38 8. Bornes Kitur KEN/1986 2:33:50 9. Tesfanesh Merga ETH/1986 2:34:44 10. Pamela Kipchoge KEN/1983 2:35:27 PACEMAKER 56 Stijn Fincioen BEL/1980 57 Kjell de Hondt BEL/1988 58 Guta Hunde ETH/1988
  4. 4. MEN ELITE ATHLETES MUMBAI MARATHON 2016 Jackson Kiprop UGA/1986 2:09:32 Nike Jackson Kiprop came into the spotlights in India in 2013. He started the Mumbai marathon as a pace maker but finished the race and won in a new course record. The course record of 2:09:32 is still the course record in Mumbai. Jackson always runs will in championship races and in warm conditions so he hopes to set a new course record in Mumbai and qualify for the 2016 Olympics. 2015 World Championships Beijing 10th 2:15:15 2015 Ribarroja Half Marathon 1st 63:12 2013 New York Marathon 7th 2:10:56 2013 World Championships Moscow 10th 2:12:12 2013 Göteborg Half Marathon 1st 63:13 2013 Mumbai Marathon 1st 2:09:32 2012 World Half Marathon Championships 7th 62:05 2012 Hyderabad 10k 3rd 28:16 Seboka Dibaba ETH/1987 2:06:17 Adidas Seboka Dibaba is a strong marathon athlete who ran 2:06 once and 2:07 twice. He took podium places in Seoul, Paris, Düsseldorf and Sydney. His hope for Mumbai is to break the course record as he prepared well for the race. 2015 Paris Marathon 3rd 2:07:33 2014 Sydney Marathon 2nd 2:11:48 2013 Seoul Marathon 3rd 2:07:26 2012 Cologne Marathon 8th 2:10:32 2012 Dubai Marathon 9th 2:06:17 2011 Lago Maggiore Marathon 1st 2:13:49 2009 San Sebastian Marathon 2nd 2:17:03 David Kiyeng KEN/1983 2:06:26 David Kiyeng is among the most experience marathon athletes in this year’s Mumbai Marathon elite field, having run 34 marathons. He won a number of marathons in his career, among them two times Reims Marathon, JoongAng Seoul Marathon, Chuncheon Marathon and Daegu Marathon. His best time of 2.06.26 he set while finishing 3rd in the 2009 Paris Marathon. At his first major marathon in Prague 2006 he finished 2nd setting a stepping stone for a successful marathon career. In total David
  5. 5. finished 17 times top 3 in a marathon out of which he won 8. 2015 Cape Town Marathon 5th 2:14.38 2013 Chuncheon Marathon 2nd 2:08.30 2012 Daegu Marathon 1st 2:07.57 2011 Joongang Seoul Marathon 2nd 2:09.21 2010 Joongang Seoul Marathon 1st 2:08.15 2010 Donga Seoul Marathon 4th 2:09.00 2009 Paris Marathon 3rd 2:06.26 2008 Reims Marathon 1st 2:07.53 2008 Paris Marathon 5th 2:08.34 Abraham Girma ETH/1986 2:06:48 Nike Abraham Girma started running marathons in 2011 by making his debut in Cologne. After running the full distance he realized there was a lot of work to do to become a good marathon athlete. He continued training seriously which resulted in winning the marathon of Mont-Saint-Michel. In his third marathon, the marathon of Amsterdam, he became fifth and ran a huge personal best of 2:06:48. Abraham took the second place in the Hengshui marathon in September 2013. After some injuries in 2014, Abraham came back in 2015 by finishing third in Linz marathon. 2015 Linz Marathon 3rd 2:13:02 2013 Hengshui Marathon 2nd 2:09:52 2013 Paris Marathon 8th 2:08:19 2013 Mumbai Marathon 4th 2:10:15 2012 Amsterdam Marathon 5th 2:06:47 2012 Mont-Saint-Michel Marathon 1st 2:11:51 Hendrick Ramaala RSA/1972 2:06:55 Nike Hendrick Ramaala is the winner of the first edition of the Mumbai marathon in 2004. He had a great career with podium places at the World Half Marathon Championships, New York Marathon and London Marathon. Nowadays he coaches a group of strong South African athletes and continues his training with them. 2015 Cape Town Marathon 10th 2:17:12 2007 New York City Marathon 3rd 2.11.25
  6. 6. 2006 London Marathon 3rd 2:06:55 2005 New York City Marathon 2nd 2:09:31 2004 Mumbai Marathon 1st 2:15:47 2004 New York City Marathon 1st 2:09:28 1999 World Half Marathon Championships 2nd 61:50 1998 World Half Marathon Championships 2nd 60:24 Lawrence Kimaiyo KEN/1990 2:07:01 Adidas Lawrence started running in 2008, inspired by his cousin Lucas Rotich (26:42.98 and 59:44) and finished school in 2009. He went immediately to the roads. Besides running he is a small scale farmer who has 8 cows and land on which he grows maize. In his sparetime he likes to watch Premier League Footbal (favorite team Arsenal) and he likes to read novels (last one was “the river between” from Ngugi Wa Thiongo). Lawrence took a podium place in the 2014 Mumbai marathon by finishing third. 2015 Barcelona Marathon 7th 2:14:27 2014 Lisbon Marathon 3rd 2:12:17 2014 Madrid Marathon 2nd 2:10:17 2014 Mumbai Mrathon 2nd 2:09:45 2013 Hamburg Marathon 3rd 2:10:27 2012 Kosice Marathon 1st 2:07:01 Mulugeta Wami ETH/1982 2:07:11 Nike Mulugeta Wami is an experienced marathon runner. He ran his first marathon in 2006 and showed years that he is a stable marathon athlete. He has won two marathons in his career, the marathons of Chuncheon and Ljubljana. In 2014 he was he was runner up in Ottawa, running the second best time of his career. His last race was the Ljubljana marathon where he finished second. Mulugeta is a brother to former top athlete Gete Wami. 2015 Ljubljana Marathon 2nd 2:08:37 2014 Ottawa Marathon 2nd 2:08:18 2013 Ljubljana Marathon 1st 2:10:26 2013 Seoul Dong-A Marathon 10th 2:10:40 2012 Amsterdam Marathon 6th 2:07:11 2011 Seoul JoongAng Marathon 5th 2:12:56 2010 Paris Marathon 6th 2:08:32
  7. 7. 2009 Chuncheon Marathon 1st 2:09:50 Jacob Cheshari KEN/1984 2:07:46 Nike After some years on the track, where Jacob recorded some fast 5000m times, he made his marathon debut in the 2013 Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon. He ran a strong race and finished as runner up behind Jackson Kiprop. He smashed his personal best by almost two minutes in that same year, finishing fourth in Frankfurt. This year he already won the Hannover marathon. 2015 Hannover Marathon 1st 2:09:32 2014 Frankfurt Marathon 11th 2:11:03 2013 Frankfurt Marathon 4th 2:07:46 2013 Mumbai Marathon 2nd 2:09:43 2012 CPC Half Marathon 12th 62:32 2011 FBK Games 5000m 3rd 13:01.03 2010 Heusden 5000m 1st 12:59.72 Dereje Debele ETH/1986 2:07:48 Mumbai Marathon will already be the 17th marathon of Debele and he finished 10 times top 4. His only win was the 2013 Dusseldorf Marathon where he set a personal best. Last year he finished as runner-up in Mumbai. Besides running, Dereje wants to become a successful business man in the future. 2015 Mumbai Marathon 2nd 2:10:31 2014 Lisbon Marathon 4th 2:15:08 2014 Xiamen Marathon 3rd 2:09:32 2013 Hengshui Marathon 4th 2:11:01 2013 Dusseldorf Marathon 1st 2:07:48 2012 Chongqing Marathon 3rd 2:10:41 2011 Mumbai Marathon 8th 2:12:44 2009 Vienna Marathon 2nd 2:09:08 Adugna Takele ETH/1989 2:08:31 Adidas Adugna Takele combines track races with marathons. In 2015 he competed at the Ethiopian trials 10.000m and won bronze at the All-Africa Games 10.000m. Only one month later he won the Chuncheon marathon in South Korea.
  8. 8. 2015 Great Ethiopian Run 3rd 28:55 2015 Chuncheon Marathon 1st 2:09:40 2015 All-Africa Games 10.000m 3rd 27:28.40 2015 Ethiopian Trials 10.000m 4th 27:19.34 2015 Dubai Marathon 9th 2:09:39 2014 World Half Marathon Championships 9th 60:14 2014 Frankfurt Marathon 8th 2:08:31 Marius Kimutai KEN/1992 2:09:14 Marius Kimutai is still a young athlete and he only ran three marathons so far. He won his last two marathon; Danzhou and Rennes marathon. 2015 Rennes Marathon 1st 2:09:14 2014 Danzhou Marathon 1st 2:12:27 2013 Porto Marathon 8th 2:25:15 Seboka Negusse ETH/1989 2:09:14 Only run few marathons in his career so far improving every marathon. Last October he joined the lead group in Amsterdam and went out at a 2.04 pace marathon. Coming from a 2.13 personal best he didn’t manage to stay with the leaders till the finish due to some cramps but he did manage to cut a 4-minute margin of his personal best. Seboka is not only a fan of athletics, but also enjoys swimming and football. A great example for Seboka is Kenenisa Bekele and he learns a lot from him. 2015 Amsterdam Marathon 6th 2:09:14 2014 Great Ethiopian Run 6th 29:40 2012 Torino Marathon 4th 2:14:48 2011 Arezzo Scalata al Castello 10k 5th 28:42 Ezekial Omullo KEN/1987 2:09:19 Ezekial Omullo has won two marathons in 2015, the Kigal marathon in Rwanda and the Warszawa marathon. He improved his personal best in Warszama with almost seven minutes. 2015 Warszawa Marathon 1st 2:09:19 2015 Kigali Marathon, Rwanda 1st 2:18:15 2013 Toronto Marathon 8th 2:16:15
  9. 9. Josphat Leting KEN/1988 2:09:34 Josphat only run in small city marathons so far, doing well by finishing top 3, three times of which two marathon wins. Josphat could be one of the surprises in the 2016 Mumbai Marathon. 2015 Münster Marathon 1st 2:12:18 2014 Münster Marathon 1st 2:10:42 2013 Enschede Marathon 2nd 2:09:34 Herpasa Negasa ETH/1993 2:10:17 Young upcoming talent Herpasa started training with coach Tessema Abshero in 2015. Training with athletes such as Tsegaye Kebede and Abera Kuma made him a stronger runner, yet to fulfill his potential. 2015 Lyon Marathon 2nd 2:10:17 2013 Dubai Marathon 16th 2:10:51 Lungile Congqa RSA/1979 2:11:59 Nike Lungile only started running competitively in 2007. Since then he competed over 10k and half marathon. In 2011 he made his marathon debut in Cape Town. This year he improved his personal best to 2:11:59 by finishing second in Cape Town Marathon. Mumbai marathon will be his international debut. 2015 Cape Town Marathon 2nd 2:11:59 2015 Umzimkulu Marathon 1st 2:19:33 2015 Cape Town Half Marathon 1st 68:08 2014 Atlantis Half Marathon 1st 64:44 2013 Mdantsane Real Gijimas 10k 3rd 29:09 2008 Bloemfontein Half Marathon 4th 64:01 Michael Mazibuko RSA/1986 2:12:29 Nike Michael is a marathon runner who ran eight marathon in the past five years. He also competed in the Two Oceans race in 2014 which is a race over 56 kilometers. These long distances races are very popular in South Africa. So far, Michael only competed in South Africa and Mumbai marathon will be his international debut. 2015 Cape Town Marathon 3rd 2:12:29 2014 Two Oceans Marathon 56k 6th 2013 Johannesburg Gauteng Marathon 3rd 2:17:07
  10. 10. 2012 George South African Marathon Championships 2nd 2:15:12 2011 Soweto Marathon 1st 2:169:04 Xolisa Tyali RSA/1988 2:16:03 Nike Xolisa represented South Africa three times. He went to the World Half Marathon Championships in 2009 in Birmingham and the World Cross Country Championships in 2013 and 2011. Xolisa normally runs several half marathons each year and a few track races. He is now focusing more on the marathon distance as well. 2015 South African Championships half marathon 6th 62:29 2014 Johannesburg Guateng Marathon 4th 2:16:03 2012 Cape Town Old Mutual Half Marathon 1st 64:54 2011 South African Championships half marathon 2nd 62:43 2009 Port Elizabeth Half Marathon 9th 61:58 Joseph Ebuya KEN/1987 debut Joseph will be making his marathon debut in Mumbai. He enjoyed a good career on the track (running 12:51 for 5000m and representing Kenya at the 2009 World Championships) but really came to prominence over cross-country. He finished 4th at the World Championships in 2008 before being crowned the World Champion in 2010. Subsequently he won many of Europe’s major cross-country races. He has also given glimpses of his potential on the road, an example of which was when he won the Great South Run in 2010 setting the still standing course record of 45:16 for 10 miles. The past two seasons have seen him struggle to find consistency in his performances but on his day he can still be world class as shown when he won the San Sebastian Cross-Country by 1 minute in 2014. Joseph is a fierce competitor and should not be underestimated. 2014 San Sebastian Cross 1st 2013 Kenyan Army Cross Championships 4th 2012 Le Mans Cross 4th 2012 Amorebieta Cross 1st 2011 Healthy Kidney 10k New York 3rd 27:56 2011 World’s Best 10k 5th 28:07 2010 World Championships Cross 1st 2010 Great South Run 10EM 1st 45:16 2006 World Junior Championships cross 4th 2006 World Junior Championships 5.000m 3rd 13:42.93 2006 World Junior Championships 10.000m 2nd 28:53.46
  11. 11. WOMEN ELITE ATHLETES MUMBAI MARATHON 2016 Valentine Kipketer KEN/1993 2:23:02 Nike Valentine Kipketer has won the 2013 Mumbai marathon in a new course record of 2:24 which is still the current course record. In that same year Valentine won the Amsterdam marathon in 2:23. She took a maternity break after Amsterdam and made her comeback in the 2015 Airtel Delhi half marathon. 2015 Delhi Half Marathon 13th 75:32 2013 Amsterdam marathon 1st 2:23:02 2013 Mumbai Marathon 1st 2:24:33 2012 Hamburg Marathon 5th 2:28:02 2011 Delhi Half Marathon 8th 69:06 2011 Lille Half Marathon 1st 68:21 2011 Berlin Half Marathon 1st 70:12 Netsanet Achamo ETH/1987 2:24:12 Netsanet Achamo had her most successful year in 2012 where he won the Mumbai marathon in a new course record. She then continued her great shape and improved her personal best in the 2012 Hamburg marathon in 2:24:12. She is honored to return to Mumbai and hopes to break the course record again. 2015 Rennes Marathon 1st 2:27:14 2014 Cape Town Marathon 5th 2:36:53 2013 Ottawa Marathon 4th 2:27:44 2012 Hamburg Marathon 2nd 2:24:12 2012 Mumbai Marathon 1st 2:26:12 2011 Rome Marathon 4th 2:28:28 Shuko Genemo ETH/1995 2:27:29 Running 4 marathons so far in her career Shuko is little experienced, however she improved every single marathon showing great potential in long distance running. Out of the four marathons she managed to finish top 3, in three marathons. Shuko started running because of Gelete Burka who she really admires. 2015 Hengshui Marathon 3rd 2:27:29 2014 Marrakesh Marathon 2nd 2:31:09
  12. 12. 2014 Prague Marathon 5th 2:32:19 2013 Beirut Marathon 2nd 2:36:47 Workitu Ayanu ETH/1987 2:29:25 Nike Workitu Ayanu started competing internationally in 2004. She represented Ethiopia at various world championships, cross country, junior and half marathon championships. in 2004 she was fourth at the world junior cross country championships and in 2006 she became fifth at the world junior championships 5000m. Workitu ran her first marathon in 2010. 2015 Amsterdam Marathon 4th 2:29:46 2015 Caen Marathon 1st 2:38:14 2014 Genève Marathon 2nd 2:33:14 2013 Sydney Marathon 2nd 2:33:20 2010 Paris Marathon 5th 2:29:25 Alem Fikre ETH/1988 2:30:13 Nike Alem Fikre is a full time athlete, who stopped school so she could fully focus on athletics. She started marathon running in 2013 and hopes to dip under the 2:30:00 barrier for the first time in Mumbai. 2015 Rennes Marathon 4th 2:34:39 2015 Rome Marathon 2nd 2:31:01 2014 Madrid Marathon 1st 2:32:11 2014 Mumbai Marathon 9th 2:35:13 2013 Rome Marathon 5th 2:30:13 Rebecca Korir KEN/1992 2:30:36 Rebecca Korir is a frequent marathon athlete, she ran three marathons in 2015 and won two of them (Sofia and Debno). She also won a few half marathons in Poland in 2015. 2015 Ljubljana Marathon 2nd 2:30:36 2015 Sofia Marathon 1st 2:32:35 2014 Kisumu Marathon 1st 2:41:00 2014 Turin Half Marathon 1st 1:14:45 Seada Kedir ETH/1988 2:31:38
  13. 13. Seada Kedir is a two time Beirut Marathon Champion, having won this race in 2012 and 2011. Last year she won the Changsha Marathon in China. 2015 Changsha Marathon 1st 2:34:31 2015 Marrakesh Marathon 3rd 2:32:13 2014 Beirut Marathon 3rd 2:34:24 2013 Ottawa Marathon 7th 2:33:04 2012 Beirut Marathon 1st 2:35:08 2011 Beirut Marathon 1st 2:31:38 Bornes Kitur KEN/1986 2:33:50 Bornes Kitur ran her personal best in the 2014 Hannover marathon. She has little experience over the marathon distance however her quick half marathon time shows that she has potential to run quick over the full distance as well. 2014 Hannover Marathon 3rd 2:33:50 2014 Ljubljana Marathon 5th 2:36:02 2014 Azkoitia-Azpeitia Half Marathon 2nd 70:32 2013 Eldoret KASS FM Marathon 4th 2:45:52 2010 Rio de Janeiro 10k 2nd 34:57 Tesfanesh Merga ETH/1986 2:34:44 Tesfamnesh is an upcoming Ethiopian athlete. She now trains for five months under coach Haji and ran a new personal best in Dublin, Ireland in very tough conditions. Making big progression every single marathon she has hopes of breaking the 2.30.00 barrier for the first time in Mumbai. 2015 Dublin Marathon 3rd 2:34:44 2014 Toulouse Marathon 4th 2:38:35 2014 Lens La Route du Louvre Marathon 3rd 2:47:43 Pamela Kipchoge KEN/1983 2:35:27 Pamela Kipchoge has won the competitive marathon of Iten (Kenya) in 2015, on high altitude and in hot and humid conditions. A year before, she was second in the Eldoret marathon in Kenya and third in the Ahmedabad marathon in India. Mumbai marathon will be her second marathon in India. The races in Iten and Eldoret are very tough as the altitude is very high which makes it hard to run fast times.
  14. 14. 2015 Iten Marathon 1st 2:40:56 2015 Luxembourg Marathon 5th 2:40:56 2014 Eldoret Kass FM Marathon 2nd 2:50:23 2014 Ahmedabad Marathon 3rd 2:47:10 2010 Warszawa Marathon 3rd 2:35:27

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