Birhanu Legese from Ethiopia and Cynthia Limo from Kenya have won the 2015 Delhi Half Marathon in men’s and women’s categories respectively. In this eighth edition of marathon around 34,000 athletes and amateur runners from different parts of the world had participated.
Men’s category winners
Birhanu Legese claimed the first spot by finishing race in 59:20 minutes and was followed Mosinet Geremew (Ethopia) and Zersenay Tadese (Eritrea) at second and third spots respectively.
Women’s category winners
Cynthia Limo claimed the first spot by finishing race in 1:08:35 hour and was followed by Helah Kiprop (Kenya) and Gladys Chesir (Kenya) at second and third spots respectively.
Among the Indian runners
- Men’s category – Nitendra Singh Rawat finished the race in 1:04:41 and was followed by Gopi T and Mohd Yunus.
- Women’s category – Lalita Babar finished the race in 1:10:52 and was followed by O P Jaisha and Sudha Singh.
About Delhi Half Marathon
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) is an annual half marathon foot-race held in New Delhi, India. It is both an elite runner and mass participation event. It is an AIMS-certified course and is listed as a Gold Label Road Race by the IAAF
- Established – 2005
- The prize for the winners of the men’s and women’s race was $25,000 dollars in 2009 and $27,000 in 2015.