The Berlin Marathon has delivered its verdict. The Ethiopian Guye Adola won the first place ahead of Kenenisa Bekele. The latter was aiming for the world record, but finished 3rd.
Guye Adola wins the Berlin Marathon. The Ethiopian came to the end of the race with a time of 2:05:45. He is ahead of Kenyan William Yegon 2nd (2h6'14'') and his compatriot Kenenisa Bekele 3rd (2h6'47'').
In perfect weather conditions, the 30 year old runner made a name for himself while everyone was waiting for his compatriot Kenenisa Bekele. The determination of Guye Adola paid off. He won this marathon, which is also the first stage of the World Marathon Major.