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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Misiker Demissie wins women's title at Hong Kong Marathon for second time

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com Having pocketed almost US$150,000 from her two triumphs so far, Ethiopian vows to come back for more Demissie sets her sights on three-peat The Hong Kong Marathon is proving to be a nice little earner for Misiker Demissie, who heads back to her New Mexico home US$62,000 richer after becoming the first woman to retain the title. ...

  2. Blood, guts and... Glory

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com The women's marathon was literally a blood-and-guts effort, with Misiker Demissie winning in large part because she managed to avoid shedding ... their hopes were harmed by injury and illness respectively. Demissie's time of two hours, 30 minutes and 12 seconds demolished by 3 1/2 minutes the mark set last year by Janet Rono. The first ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., February 23, 2014

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:07am by STAFF

    ... places. First past the line was Rehima Kedir in 2:34:53, who beat last year's winner, Misiker Demissie, by 12 seconds. Gemechu Bebellu came in third.   Chinese cinema The Chinese film Bai Ri ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - WOMEN'S MARATHON

    Ethiopia's Rehima Kedir wins the Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:22pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Victoria Park, had been expecting a challenge to emerge from two-time winner Misiker Demissie down the stretch. With victory in sight, Kedir quickly stole a half-glance over her shoulder ... us I knew I would win." Demissie took second in 2:35:05, with Gemechu Debellu third in 2:35:18, making it an all-Ethiopian affair. Kedir had made it look easy but she said ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Kenyan Julius Maisei is back for Marathon with history on his mind

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:43pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... category Kenya's Misiker Demissie has won the last two editions. She has been invited back for an attempt to go for the hat-trick but had not arrived as of Friday. If Demissie fails to turn ...

  6. Results

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Marathon Men's overall: 1 Dereje Abera (Ethiopia) 2:11:27, 2 Eliud Cheptei Kapchanga (Kenya) 2:11:27, 3 Cosmas Mutuku Kyeva (Kenya) 2:11:28. Women's overall: 1 Misiker Demissie (Ethiopia) 2:30:12, 2 Shitaye Gemechu (Kenya) 2:31:44, 3 Winfreda Kwamboka Nyansikera (Kenya) 2:31:47. Half Marathon Men's overall: 1 Gi Ka-man (Hong Kong) 1:09:44, 2 Kiprotich Thomas (Hong ...

  7. North Korean to go it alone in HK marathon

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Games.' Kim has a personal best of two hours, 27 minutes and 34 seconds, set at the 2010 Pyongyang Marathon, and the time is close to a group of Africans headed by Ethiopian Misiker Demissie and Kenyan Rose Nyangacha, winner of the 2011 Standard Chartered Kuala Lumpur Marathon. Demissie, who finished second in the 2010 Los Angeles Marathon, holds a personal best of 2:25:21, while ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    HK marathon can be among world's best, says bank chief

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... minutes, five minutes faster than on his debut last year. Kenyan Julius Maisei won the men's marathon at his third attempt, while Ethiopian Misiker Demissie retained her title. ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Boosting prize money 'key to raising marathon's profile'

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... women's champion, Ethiopian Misiker Demissie. "And prize money is important and this will always be the target." Last year Demissie took home US$85,000- US$50,000 as the winners' ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Third time lucky for Kenyan in Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 11:43am by Alvin Sallay

    ... entries in the marathon, half marathon and 10km events, 7,000 failed to show up. Ethiopian Misiker Demissie became the first woman to retain the Hong Kong title, but narrowly missed out on another ... Alvin Sallay, James Porteous and Mathew Scott Ethiopian Demissie first woman to retain the title, but misses out on another record-breaking performance It was third time lucky for Kenya’s ...




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