Ruth Chepngetich Saturday under very hot conditions for the marathon at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics in Doha and won the game. The race started a minute before midnight, with a temperature of 32 degrees celsius, and a luchtvochtigheidspercentage 75.
Chepngetich of Kenya, came in 2:32.43, as the first across the finish line. The 69 is started, the women got there, only the 41 cross the finish line.
In the other matches of the world cup in the Khalifa International Stadium, where the temperature of air conditioning is comfortable, it is kept. The marathon was in the middle of the night, the athletes are not in heat subject to the set up. During the day it is in the heart of Doha, about 40 degrees.
The 25-year-old Chepngetich was in Doha, more than a quarter of an hour at the top of her personal best time, in January of this year, in Dubai went.
Titelverdedigster Rose Chelimo of Bahrain was walking to the bronze. The bronze went to see the 39-year-old, Helalia Johannes, from Namibia in southern africa. There were no women with them.
The program of day 2 of the CHAMPIONSHIPS: Hassan goes for the gold, and the final 100 meters of the men