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Zurich Barcelona Marathon 2022 results; record runs by Adane and Dekebo

Zurich Barcelona Marathon 2022 results on Sunday as Ethiopians Yihunilign Adane and Meseret Gebre Dekebo set course records to their victories.

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Meseret Gebre Dekebo wins Zurich Barcelona Marathon 2022

BARCELONA — The leading Zurich Barcelona Marathon 2022 results on Sunday with Ethiopian athletes dominating the 2022 World Athletics Label Road Races – Elite level series meeting.

Yihunilign Adane and compatriot Meseret Gebre Dekebo secured the men’s and women’s titles on Sunday, while accomplished their goals with impressive respective course record performances.

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Dekebo smashed her personal best by more than four minutes and bettered the previous course record of 2:23:53 (2021) set by Tadu Teshome, when she broke the tape at 2:23:11 to dominate the women’s race this weekend.

She also led an Ethiopian clean podium sweep with Ayantu Kumela running 2:25:00 for second place and Zenebu Fikadu clocking 2:25:11 for third on her debut over the distance.

Two other Ethiopian runners, Zerfie Limeneh with 2:27:05 and Nedi Tadelech at 2:30:04 rounded out the top five finishers on the women’s side.

The men’s contest also produced a new course record with Adane completing the race in a time of 2:05:53 to register a new PB and secured his second ever marathon title, while breaking the old course record of 2:06:03, set in 2021 by Samuel Kosgei.

Ethiopians also dominated the podium places in the men’s race as Gebru Redahgne ran a PB of 2:05:58 for second place and Kebede Wami stopping the clock at 2:06:03 to finish third.

Zurich Barcelona Marathon 2022 Results

Men’s Marathon
Final
PLACE NAME NAT. MARK
1 Yihunilign ADANE ETH 2:05:53 – course record
2 Gebru REDAHGNE ETH 2:05:58
3 Kabede WAMI ETH 2:06:03
4 Mike BOIT KEN 2:06:08
5 Felix KIBITOK KEN 2:06:28
6 Kennedy CHEBOROR KEN 2:07:02
7 Timothy KIPLAGAT KEN 2:07:23
8 Abel KIRUI KEN 2:07:25
9 Evans SAMBU KEN 2:07:43
10 Kindie DERSEH ETH 2:08:23
11 Deresa GELETA ETH 2:08:48
12 Samuel Kiplimo KOSGEI KEN 2:08:59
13 Julius Kiprono TARUS KEN 2:12:16
14 Jebesa DABESA ETH 2:12:56
15 Johan CALDEIRA VAZ POR 2:18:39
16 Carlos DA SILVA POR 2:19:06
17 Paulo BARBOSA POR 2:19:41
18 Jesús Arturo ESPARZA MEX 2:20:41
19 Juan GIMENO ESP 2:26:20
20 Nicolas LUXEMBOURG FRA 2:26:36
21 Francisco Vicente MACIA ESP 2:28:02
22 Romauld BRUN FRA 2:28:57
23 Mateusz KALUZA POL 2:29:21
24 Sixto MORETA ESP 2:31:01
25 Andoni GOMEZ ESP 2:31:36
26 Isidro Salvado TORMO ESP 2:31:51
27 Enrique DELGADO ESP 2:31:52
28 Alt DUBEST FRA 2:31:59
29 Joaquin MOLLA SANCHIS ESP 2:32:04
30 Miki SOLÉ ESP 2:32:16
31 David SAEZ ESP 2:35:07
33 Jose Luis CRUZ ESP 2:35:47

Women’s Marathon
Final
PLACE NAME NAT. MARK
1 Meseret Gebre DEKEBO ETH 2:23:11 – course record
2 Ayantu KUMELA ETH 2:25:00
3 Zenebu FIKADU ETH 2:25:11
4 Zerfie LIMENEH ETH 2:27:05
5 Nedi TADELECH ETH 2:30:04
6 Khishigsaikhan GALBADRAKH MGL 2:32:09
7 Gode CHALA ETH 2:33:22
8 Valdilene DOS SANTOS SILVA BRA 2:33:28
9 Marie PERRIER MRI 2:39:43
10 Annemari KIEKARA FIN 2:40:14
11 Natividad BUACIER ESP 2:41:51
12 Aino NIEMI FIN 2:44:37
13 Carla FERREIRA POR 2:53:38
14 Giulia RIGODANZA ITA 2:54:38
15 Valeria CATTARUZZI ARG 2:55:55
16 Silvia SEGURA ESP 2:56:39
17 Victoria NEALON GBR 2:57:01
18 Nina MANSO ESP 3:01:10
19 Edneusa DE JESUS SANTOS BRA 3:01:40
20 Grazielle FRANCELINO PEDROSO BRA 3:01:40

Written By

Glen Andrews is one of World-Track main writers for long distance and marathon running. Andrews, who competed in cross country during his High School and college years finds passion covering these events. He's also run a few marathons in his time, and still hopes to qualify for Boston.

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