Prague, April 22, 2011: The organizing committee of the Prague International Marathon has released their list of confirmed elite athletes for the Volkswagen Prague Marathon on Sunday, May 8th. A quick overview:
3 men with sub-2:08:00 PB's (12 sub-2:10:00). 3 women with sub-2:30:00 PB's (5 sub-2:35:00). 2 important men's debuts; Samuel Kiplimo Kosgei of Kenya who set a new 25 km world record last year in Berlin, and Sérgio Silva of Portugal, plus 1 important women's debut, Filomena Costa of Portugal. In the men's category, one of the expected favourites is Samuel Kiplimo Kosgei, whose PB running half marathon is 0:59:39. He also holds the 25 km race world record of 1:11:50.