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victory for Gelmisa, 3rd place and French record for Amdouni

Ethiopian Deso Gelmisa crosses the finish line to win the Paris Marathon in the men's category, on April 3, 2022, in Paris.

Ethiopian Deso Gelmisa won the Paris marathon on Sunday, April 3, in which Frenchman Morhad Amdouni took 3and place, with the key to a new French record.

Gelmisa won at the end of the 42.195 km with a time of 2 h 05 min 07 s, ahead of his compatriot Seifu Tura (2 h 05 min 10 s) and Amdouni (2 h 05 min 22 s). Amdouni improved by more than a minute the French record set by Benoît Zwierzchiewski during the 2003 edition of this Paris marathon (2 h 6 min 36 s).

Kenyan Judith Jeptum won the Paris marathon in the women's category on April 3, 2022, in Paris.

Kenyan Judith Jeptum won the Paris Marathon with a time of 2:19:48, a new event record. Jeptum beat two Ethiopians, Fanti Jimma, 2and (2 h 22 min 52 s), and Besu Sado, 3and (2:23:16).

Jeptum, 26, improved by more than a minute the previous record of the event (2 h 20 min 55 s) which dates from 2017.

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The World with AFP

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