Kogo and Andersson win Stockholm marathon

May 31st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Stockholm, May 31 (Xinhua) Kenyans Paul Kipkemei Kogo and Swede Isabellah Andersson won the Stockholm marathon.
In Saturday’s race, Kogo crossed the finish line in two hours, 15 minutes and 35 seconds.

Andersson, a 28-year-old Kenyan who has applied for Swedish citizenship, won the women’s race in 2:33:52 ahead of local girl Lena Gavelin.

More than 18,000 runners from over 30 countries took part in the annual event.

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