The Kenyan runner Jacob Kibet won Sunday the first square of the Santiago Marathon, a race in which no one could cope and the winner finished with a time of 2 hours, 13 minutes and 15 seconds.
The champion showed from the outset its proposal under the Sun of the Chilean capital and marked a strong pace throughout the race to avoid any problems with other rivals in the last third of the 42 kilometers.
It departed and arrived opposite the Palacio de La Moneda after touring several neighborhoods of the Center and the East of Santiago, with a first half of the ascending career that was made lighter from kilometer 32 by the pending descendant when the runners were taking the Capital City Mall to find the goal.
This circular route, which in its final 10 km took place along the main avenue of the capital, had its highest point at 675 meters where was located the 30 kilometre.
In addition to Kibet, in the women, it was his compatriot Gladys Jepkemoi who took the test with a final time of 2 hours 36 minutes.
In addition to the 42 kilometers, there was also evidence of 21 and 10 km, completing more than 33,000 runners during the morning among the three tests, which took place with temperatures that touched 30 degrees during the end of the marathon.
In the half-marathon beat the Peruvian Waldir Ureta with a mark of 1 hour, 6 minutes and 40 seconds, while the 10 km the Chilean Matías Silva was awarded them to cross the finishing line after 28 minutes and 3 seconds.