New York • One year after being surprised by his compatriot Wilson Kipsang and dropping out of the streets of Big Apple 2 hours 10:53, he gave every wager to Kamworor.
"My preparation was just as good as last year, everything goes well," said the African. "I'm hoping for the job I've done, I'm ready to win if I'm the happiest man in the world because I've won it all year," he said.
Kamworor, whose best record in 2012 was 2h06: 12, won the two races, which he programmed in 2018: the world championships in March in Valencia (Spain) and in May, 10km in Bangalore, India.
Three-time world championship semi-marathon and cross country, Kamworor with the new owner of the world record (2h01: 39 last September in Berlin), his countryman Eliud Kipchoge.
So far, only six riders have won twice in New York. The last time John Kagwe from Kenya came from 1997 to 1998.
Flanagan, my favorite
In the feminist branch, American Shalana Flanagan could face difficulties in the 2017 event when he offered the country's first victory in the rain for 40 years.
"I ran for every marathon for two years, as if it were the last, I'm fine, but I do not know what I can expect now," Flanagan admitted.
The 37-year-old is Mary Keitany, who has won three times in Kenya, and Vivian Cheruiyot, the 5000m Olympic champion who won the London Marathon in April.
The New York Marathon is the world's most famous marathon and part of the World Marathon Majors, which combines the six most prestigious marathons on the planet.
About 50,000 people from all over the world will be participating in this test on a route that does not contribute to the wonderful times of emblematic locations in Great Asia such as Staten Island, Brooklyn and Central Park.
From the seventies they played 43 marathons (they did not compete in 2012) and had a lot of nice moments in these competitions. These are the most important:
One of the sentimental marathons was in 2001, a few months after the September 11 attacks. Competition has become a symbol of peace and hope.
The marathon stopped just one year in 2012, due to the serious impact of Sandy Hurricane.
In 2013, they again debated the race, reaching the historic record of marathon players with more than 50,000 runners. In 2014, a new record reached 50 thousand 530 brave.
Better time for people
The record for the race is the Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya since 2011 at 2:05:06. Mutai won the race again in 2013.
The second best time of the New York Marathon was in 2001 and Ethiopian Tesfaye Jifar achieved it. The bronze medal was made by Juma Ikangaa (Tanzania), who finished the race in 1989 at 2: 08: 01.
Better time for women
The best time for women is the Kenyan athlete, Margaret Okayo, who was 2:22:31 at the 2006 Marathon.
The New York Marathon is celebrating today. Every year, 50,000 runners are attending over 2 million viewers.
This competition has been going on since 1970 and attracts professional and amateur competitors from all over the world.
If there is a species that stands out among the great world marathons, this is the New York marathon. Not the most beautiful and not the one who takes the best brands – this privileged place is the Berlin Marathon – but it's the most famous and hardest to run. The number for the New York tournament is a task that can last for years.
The first New York marathon was launched in 1970, and was entirely made on the streets of the famous Central Park.
Of the 127 participants – in 2014 the number of runners was 50,000 530 – only 55 snooped marathon. Everyone The only female participant had to retire. The winners received only a few cheap watches.