Kenyan trio reign in Colombo Marathon

Friday, 22 October 2010 03:47 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

It was Kenya all the way at the 10th International Colombo Marathon held on October 3rd.  Three athletes from that country–Kimutai, Titus and Kiptoo overcame stiff competition from over 2500 runners including 103 foreign athletes from 16 countries to finish in the top three, living upto the East African nations’ reputation for producing world class long distance runners, such as the legendary Henry Rono. The Colombo Marathon was organised by leading tour operator Lanka Sports Reisen (LSR) and supported by SriLankan Airlines, Sri Lanka Tourism and Ministry of Sports. Here the trio Titus Rotich, Kimutai Cheruiyot, Kiptoo Tum at the awards ceremony on Negombo beach with Nishantha Wickremasinghe (Chairman SriLankan Airlines) Sarath Kumara Gunaratne (Deputy Minister of State Resources & Enterprise Development