Belaney Densimo wins Rotterdam Marathon
Monday 29 April 1996
Belaney Densimo, of Ethiopia, won the Rotterdam Marathon yesterday for the fourth time in 2hr 10min 30sec. Daisuke Toikunago of Japan was second and Philip Chirchir of Kenya finished third.
ROTTERDAM MARATHON: Men:1 B Densamo (Ethiopia) 2hr 10min 30sec; 2 D Toikunaga (Japan) 2:10.56; 3 P Chirchir (Ken) 2:11.04; 4 D Mutai (Ken) 2:11.13; 5 S Freigang (Ger) 2:11.39; 6 A Aitna (Eth) 2:11.46; 7 E Lagat (Ken) 2:11:54; 8 T Gebrselassie (Eth) 2:13:18; 9 J Kuroki (Japan) 2:13:26; 10 J Crespo (Sp) 2:14:31. Women: 1 L Siegers (Bel) 2:28:06; 2 M del Carmen Diaz (Mexi) 2:29:48; 3 A van Schuppen (Neth) 2:31:26.
And why are 'southern' ways of speaking spreading north?
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