Samuel Kalalei Sunday in the 35th edition of the marathon of Athens to his name. The Kenyan ran after 2u12:17 across the line. Kalalei continued to his countrymen, Milton Kiplag Roty (a time of 2h14:18), and Jonathan Kiptoo Yego (2u16:08).
In the women’s race, the victory was to Bedaru Hirpa Badane in 2u34:18. The 18-year-old Ethiopian finished in the combined standings on the fourteenth place. There appeared 18.500 runners to the start in the Greek capital.