Alex Korio Olotptip (29:20) And Angela Tanui (33:34) Win $25,000 At Okpekpe Road 10K In Nigeria

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Race Results Weekly
May 18, 2015

Okpekpe Road Race (3rd)
( IAAF Bronze Label Road Race)
Okpekpe, Edo State, NGR; Saturday, May 16
Distance: 10 km; IAAF-certified, point-to-point course “over hills and sandy paths”
Finishers: Unknown
Course Records: Men, 28:35, Teshome Mekonen Asafah (ETH), 2014; Women, 32:41, Wude Ayalew (ETH), 2014
Prize Money: Indicated in USD; see details below
Weather: Very hot
NOTE: There was big prize money here, but the hot weather made running fast difficult –Ed.

MEN –
1. Alex Korio Olotptip, KEN      29:20 USD 25,000
2. Leul Gebresilase, ETH         29:22     15,000
3. Amos Mitei, KEN               29:24     10,000
4. Willson Too Kiprono, KEN      29:27      8,000
5. Mathew Kisorio, KEN           29:33      6,000
6. Joseph Kitur, KEN             29:49      4,000
7. Cornelius Kipruto, KEN        30:10      2,000
8. Vitayn Hailu, ERI             30:16      1,000
9. Dawit Fikadu, ETH             30:18
10. Victor Chumo, ETH             n/t
11. Benard Katui, KEN             30:49
12. Jacob Kendgor, KEN            30:54

WOMEN –
1. Angela Tanui, KEN             33:34 USD 25,000
2. Purity Rionoripo, KEN         33:52     15,000
3. Mary Wacera, KEN              34:31     10,000
4. Gudeta Buzuneah, ETH          34:54      8,000
5. Ganet Yalew, ETH              35:05      6,000
6. Ednah Kimaiyo, KEN            35:36      4,000
7. Etalundhun Zekke, ETH         35:39      2,000
8. Pauline Wangui, KEN           36:10      1,000
9. Alice Kamunya, KEN            36:33
10. Bidada Bekelechi, ETH         38:07


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