Six people broke the record! The 2023 Taiyuan Marathon ended successfully.

Taiyuan, May 22 (Reporter Lang Qi) At 7: 00 am on May 21, the 2023 Taiyuan Marathon started! 35,000 players from 25 countries staged a grand occasion of "enter the dragon" decisive battle in Jinxiu Taiyuan City on both sides of Fenhe River, and finally ended up with a good result of 6 people breaking the competition record.

The 2023 Taiyuan Marathon started shooting (Photo courtesy of the organizer of Yangguang.com)

After more than two hours of fierce competition, Ethiopian player Abbebe Tafis Deleron took the lead in crossing the line with a time of 2 hours, 10 minutes and 08 minutes, and won the men’s all-time championship. China’s Yang Shaohui won the men’s runner-up in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 12 seconds, breaking the record of 2 hours, 15 minutes and 12 minutes set by Yang Chengxiang in 2020 for men from China, and improving the results of the domestic men’s championship in by five minutes. Hitcham Lacuahi of Morocco followed closely and won the third place in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 49 minutes.

China’s Yang Shaohui (first from left) won the runner-up in the men’s full-course group (photo courtesy of the organizer of Yangguang. com)

Women’s players also ushered in a big outbreak. Three players from Ethiopia all took the top three, and all of them broke the record of 2 hours, 29 minutes and 36 minutes set by Kenyan players in 2017. Fantu Zeoude Gifard won the championship with a score of 2 hours, 25 minutes and 45 minutes; Ahsh Diro Soboka won the runner-up in 2 hours, 26 minutes and 06 minutes; The third runner-up was Tejitu Sium Lemahieu Hu, with a score of 2 hours, 27 minutes and 20 minutes.

In the men’s half marathon, "Marathon Evergreen Tree" Dong Guojian won the championship in 1 hour 04: 14, followed by Tang Haoran who won the runner-up in 1 hour 04: 31. Both of them broke the competition record of Taiyuan Marathon men’s half marathon in 1 hour 05: 40, and Zheng Guanyu won the third place with a score of 1 hour 08: 49.

In the women’s half-race, Yin Xiaoyu won the championship in 1 hour, 17 minutes and 42 minutes, which is also the second time that she won the women’s half-race title in Taima in 2019. The runner-up was won by Wang Qiaoxia with a score of 1 hour and 19 minutes, and the winner of the third place was Guo Liya with a score of 1 hour, 20 minutes and 24 minutes.