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2009 Baltimore Marathon results: Alphonce Yatich and Iulia Arkhipova win

Posted Oct 10 2009 10:00pm

Alphonce Yatich of Kenya won the 2009 Baltimore Marathon today with a time of 2:14:04.

This was the 25-year-olds first marathon win.

" I felt great," Yatich said by way of a translator. " The win took me by surprise because I didn' t know if I' d be able to keep up my pace."

" At the beginning of the race, the weather conditions were good, but I think I would have done much better if it hadn' t started to rain, " he added.

On the women' s side of the race it was ulia Arkhipova, 25, of Kyrgyzstan who won the race with an official time of 2:32:09, which was fast enough to smash the previous record of 2:35:45 at Baltimore.

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