Kenya’s Amos Kipruto Wins The Men’s London Marathon


Kenya’s Amos Kipruto has won the men’s London Marathon that has just concluded Sunday 2nd October 2022, crossing the finish line in two hours, four minutes and forty seconds.

This was his first major marathon victory. The 30-year-old Kipruto who is also a one time bronze medalist. Kipruto who clocked 2:03:13 at the Tokyo marathon early this year to clique second place behind world record holder Eliud Kipchoge was the fourth fastest in the start list behind Kenenisa Bekele, Birhanu Legese and Mosinet Geremew.

Second place was taken by Leul Gebresilase while Bashir Abd crossed the line to finish third.

Kenya’s world record holder Eliud Kipchoge did not take part in this year’s race.

Kipruto’s victory comes as a surprise to many given the strong competition he was up against but he proved himself to be a worthy champion, crossing the finish line first in a time of 2:04:40

Back At His Home Village

Back at his home village in Kabongwa, Nandi county friends are relatives have started converging to celebrate with the marathon champion.

Some were dressed in Kenya’s colours of black, red and green while others hoisted the Kenyan flag.

His two daughers and their mother were among the first to congratulate and express their joy to the media.

“I am happy for him, it is a great achievement. We are very proud of him,” said his wife Janet Samoei.

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