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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com

Kenyan, Ethiopian runners win Bucharest Marathon 2018

Hosea Kipkemboi from Kenya won the Bucharest International Marathon on Sunday, October 14, finishing the race with the time 02:11:31. In the women's category, the fastest runner was Erba Almaz Gelana from Ethiopia, with the time 02:41:29.

The second place in the men’s category was won by Kenyan Kimutai Joel Kipkogei – 02:11:59, while Ethiopian Kaleb Kashebo finished third with the time 02:13:22.

Meanwhile, in the women’s category, two Romanians finished the marathon on the second and third places, namely Baltoi Adela Paulina – 02:50:06 and Ciortan Nicoleta – 02:57:56.

The Bucharest Marathon, which took place on October 13-14, attracted more than 19,000 participants from over 70 countries this year, according to local Ziare.com. Because of the Romania-Serbia match organized on October 14, the route of this year’s marathon was changed.

Irina Marica, irina.marica@romania-insider.com

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Profile picture for user irina.popescu0
Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com

Kenyan, Ethiopian runners win Bucharest Marathon 2018

Hosea Kipkemboi from Kenya won the Bucharest International Marathon on Sunday, October 14, finishing the race with the time 02:11:31. In the women's category, the fastest runner was Erba Almaz Gelana from Ethiopia, with the time 02:41:29.

The second place in the men’s category was won by Kenyan Kimutai Joel Kipkogei – 02:11:59, while Ethiopian Kaleb Kashebo finished third with the time 02:13:22.

Meanwhile, in the women’s category, two Romanians finished the marathon on the second and third places, namely Baltoi Adela Paulina – 02:50:06 and Ciortan Nicoleta – 02:57:56.

The Bucharest Marathon, which took place on October 13-14, attracted more than 19,000 participants from over 70 countries this year, according to local Ziare.com. Because of the Romania-Serbia match organized on October 14, the route of this year’s marathon was changed.

Irina Marica, irina.marica@romania-insider.com

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