Abraham Gebregziabher Sium wins Hamburg Half Marathon
Hamburg (dpa / lno) – Abraham Gebregziabher Sium won the Hamburg Half Marathon. The runner from Eritrea won on Sunday the 21.1 km long route in 1:03:39 hours. Mike Rotich of Kenya (1:03:40 hours) took second place. The fastest woman was Alemtsehay Demse from Kenya, who reached the goal with the partly strong wind after 1:14:33 hours.
A total of 6404 runners had registered for the half marathon and thus caused a record number. "Next year we want to crack the 7000 mark, when we our 20th Anniversary celebration, "said chief organizer Karsten Schölermann.
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