Penang Bridge marathon: Kenyans sweep top prizes


Runners making their way after the flag-off at the Queensbay Mall outdoor car park in Penang. — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

DISCIPLINE and consistency were the recipe for success for two Kenyan athletes who clinched the two top spots at the Penang Bridge International Marathon 2017.

Margaret Njuguna, 48, won the Women’s Open category in the 42km Full Marathon while Josphat Kiptanui, 31, was the champion in the Men’s Open category. Each took home cash prize of RM22,000.

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