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Hella Hamburg Halbmarathon 2023 results

The complete Hella Hamburg Halbmarathon 2023 results as Israel's Lonah Chemtai Salpeter won the women's contest with a record-breaking time. Kenyans swept the podium in the men's race.

Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel at the Hella Hamburg Halbmarathon 2023
Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel at the Hella Hamburg Halbmarathon 2023. Photo by Michael Strokosch

The following are the Hella Hamburg Halbmarathon 2023 results, a World Athletics Label Road Race event in Germany on Sunday 25, June. The highlight of the race was a course record of 1:10:05, set Israel’s Lonah Chemtai Salpeter in the women’s contest, while Samwel Nyamai Mailu of Kenya won the men’s race with 1:01:09.

World Championships marathon bronze medalist Lonah Chemtai Salpeter won the women’s title at the Hella Hamburg Halbmarathon 2023, improving the previous course record of 1:10:13, which was set by Kenya’s Gladys Jeptepkeny Kipkoech in 2018.

Following closely home in second place was Kenya’s Naomi Rotich, who clocked 1:10:06, while Spain’s Meritxell Soler, picked up her first podium finish in the half marathon this season, following two fifth finishes earlier this year. On Sunday she ran 1:11:56 to finish third.

Meanwhile, Samwel Nyamai Mailu led a Kenya top five sweep in the men’s race. The 30-year-old crossed the finish line at 1:01:09, well clear of second place Edwin Kipruto (1:01:34) and third place Jonathan Kipleting Korir (1:02:52).

Ismael Kiprono, at 1:03:03 for fourth place and Vincent Kimutai in fifth with 1:03:21, were the other Kenyan athletes completing the top five.

Hella Hamburg Halbmarathon 2023 results

Results for the Men’s and Women’s Half Marathon events are as follows:Men’s Half Marathon:

  1. Samwel Nyamai Mailu (Kenya) – 1:01:09
  2. Edwin Kipruto (Kenya) – 1:01:34
  3. Jonathan Kipleting Korir (Kenya) – 1:02:52
  4. Ismael Kiprono (Kenya) – 1:03:03
  5. Vincent Kimutai (Kenya) – 1:03:21
  6. Haimro Alame (Israel) – 1:03:34
  7. Micah Cheserek (Kenya) – 1:03:50
  8. Victor Kipruto Togom (Kenya) – 1:04:20
  9. Simon Ekidor (Kenya) – 1:04:35
  10. Geoffrey Githuku Chege (Kenya) – 1:04:44
  11. Joel Melly (Kenya) – 1:05:10
  12. Bart Van Nunen (Netherlands) – 1:05:12
  13. Girmaw Amare (Israel) – 1:05:14
  14. Hendrik Pfeiffer (Germany) – 1:05:35
  15. Yimer Getahun (Israel) – 1:06:06
  16. Tesema Moges (Israel) – 1:06:13
  17. Necho Tayachew (Israel) – 1:06:56
  18. Laurens Vanderlinden (Belgium) – 1:07:27
  19. Erik Hille (Germany) – 1:08:48
  20. Felix Nadeborn (Germany) – 1:11:06
  21. Abel Casali Carvajal (Spain) – 1:11:56

Women’s Half Marathon:

  1. Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (Israel) – 1:10:05
  2. Naom Jebet (Kenya) – 1:10:06
  3. Meritxell Soler (Spain) – 1:11:56
  4. Janet Ruguru (Kenya) – 1:12:19
  5. Sylvia Mboga Medugu (Kenya) – 1:14:49
  6. Esther Jacobitz (Germany) – 1:16:34
  7. Katalin Kovács-Garami (Hungary) – 1:17:16
  8. Lisa Huwatscheck (Germany) – 1:20:28
  9. Janina Henning (Germany) – 1:23:47
  10. Lara Hülsebusch (Germany) – 1:24:32
  11. Philine Meister (Germany) – 1:25:07
  12. Octavia Ter Smitten (Germany) – 1:25:20
  13. Michaela Sarman-Lein (Germany) – 1:25:46

For more information about each athlete and their individual career stats, click here and then click on each athlete’s name.

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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