42.2 km in the rain and hail: how did the Absolute Moscow Marathon - 2019

Participants ran past the Moscow City skyscrapers, the White House, four of the seven Stalinist skyscrapers, the Bolshoi Theater, the FSB building, the Polytechnic Museum, the Kremlin and the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. According to the finish protocols, more than 23 thousand people entered the start of the 10 and 42.2 km races.

The first at the marathon was the winner of the Moscow half marathon of 2015 and 2017, the developer Yandex. Kart Iskander Yadgarov, his result is 2 hours 18 minutes 2 seconds.

The second participant in the Olympic Games - 2012 was Alexei Reunkov (2:18:11), the third was the winner of the St. Petersburg half-marathon "White Nights - 2018" Mikhail Kulkov (2:18:29).

Among the women, the first to finish was the silver medalist of the Northern Capital - 2019 half marathon Marina Kovaleva with the result 2 hours 29 minutes 26 seconds. The second place was taken by the winner of the Moscow half marathon - 2017 Luiza Dmitrieva (2:34:13), the third - Lyudmila Lebedeva (2:36:57).

"In the 10 km race, the first to become the winners of this distance in the half marathon" Northern Capital - 2019 "were Vladimir Nikitin (28:51) and Elena Korobkina (32: 26).

Silver was taken by Konstantin Plokhotnikov (29:49) and Natalya Koloskova (33:13), bronze - Dmitry Nedelin (29:52) and Svetlana Simakova (33:16).

The traditional marathon was held Athletes on handbikes and wheelchairs, 30 paratlets took part in them.

The Moscow marathon is the largest in Russia. Every year, residents from Russian regions and different countries participate in it. The astronomer of the Moscow marathon of 2019 is 17 years old, the oldest is 82 years old.

This year the runners were not afraid of the weather - in the morning on the day of the race the temperature did not rise above +5 degrees, and during the marathon it started to rain with hail.



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