Kenenisa Bekele wins Paris Marathon
PARIS -- Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the Paris Marathon Sunday in his debut at the distance.
Bekele completed the 26-mile race in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 4 seconds to break the race record set by Stanley Biwott of Kenya in 2012.
Limenih Getachew of Ethiopia finished second, 1:45 behind. Luka Kanda of Kenya placed third.
Flomena Cheyech of Kenya dominated the women's race in 2:22:44, more than three minutes ahead of Yebrgual Melese of Ethiopia.
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