Rus News Journal

The lily of Shobuhova has won a prestigious London marathon

the Well-known London marathon for the first time has obeyed the Russian sportswoman. 42 kilometres of 195 metres of Lilija Shobuhova there has passed result 2 hours 21 minute and 59 seconds. By the way, this time is a personal record of the Russian.

it is pleasant that the second place has got also to the representative of our country - Inge Abitovoj which have shown time - 2:22:18.

All on marathon start left more than 38 thousand persons. We will notice that for the winner of the Lily Shobuhovoj is the third marathon in career. Last year it was the third in London and has won in Chicago.

the World record in a female marathon belongs the Field of Redklif from Great Britain. On April, 17th, 2005 it has run the London marathon for 2 hours of 17 minutes of 42 seconds.

As to men this year in capital of Great Britain the victory was gained by Ethiopian Tsegaj Kebede who has shown - 2:05:19.

As inform news agencies, the present marathon in London was on the verge of cancellation from - for clouds of volcanic ashes from Iceland. Organizers seriously were afraid that from - for problems with an aircraft service sportsmen cannot get in time on competition. To honour of British, right after the organising committee of the London marathon has spent opening of air space almost 230 thousand dollars for the organisation of charter flights, first of all from the African countries where there live the strongest stayers of the world.