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Kenya’s Some, Ethiopia’s Tadese Win Paris Marathons, AFP Reports

Kenya's Peter Some
Kenya's Peter Some crosses the finish line to win the 37th edition of the Paris Marathon on April 7, 2013 in Paris. Photographer: Fred Dufour/AFP via Getty Images

April 7 (Bloomberg) -- Kenya’s Peter Some was a surprise winner of today’s Paris marathon, finishing ahead of Ethiopia’s Tadese Tola and Kenya’s Eric Ndiema, Agence France-Presse reported.

Some finished in 2 hours, 5 minutes 38 seconds. Tola, winner of the race in 2010, outsprinted Ndiema to come second, almost a minute behind the winner, AFP added.

Boru Tadese of Ethiopia won the women’s race in a course-record 2:21:06, ahead of compatriot Merima Mohammed and Kenya’s Eunice Kirwa.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Chris Elser at celser@bloomberg.net

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