Kiev marathon was won by the athlete from the Donbass

Киевский марафон выиграл спортсмен с Донбасса

Artem Poddubny finishes first

For Attemptting this is the second victory in the marathon for the last three weeks.

In Kiev, completed the annual marathon, where participants competed in the Central streets of the capital. The winner of the marathon by a wide margin became the champion of Ukraine Artem Poddubny of the Bakhmut Donetsk region.

He overcame 42.195 km in 2 hours 24 minutes 20 seconds, transfers UKRINFORM.

Anatoliy Bondarenko, a runner-up, finished in 6 minutes 15 seconds (2:30.35) and bronze medalist Vladimir Vaskov has lost to the winner more than seven minutes (2:31.39).

Poddubniy this is the second victory in the marathon for the last three weeks in the river, he became the champion of Ukraine in track at this distance. In early may, Stayer of the Bakhmut won the half marathon in Kharkiv, – is spoken in the message.

The girls champion was Ukrainian Iryna Masnik. Her time of 2:48.13. Second place with a lag of more than 20 minutes took Russian Elena Makarevich (3:08.56) and third was another runner from Ukraine Marina Shapovalova (3:12.20).

Only at the start of the VIII Kyiv marathon there were more than 10 thousand athletes from 52 countries.

The first Kyiv marathon took place in 2010. Since then, competitions are held regularly. From 2012 to 2014, the marathon was postponed in the spring, but in 2015 it is organised again in the autumn.

As reported Корреспондент.netduring the Kiev marathon, a man died. He became ill during the race on the street Lavra. The appeared in time doctors are unable to help the man.