Ethiopian Yalemzerf Yehualaw and Kenya’s Amos Kipruto wins London Marathon 2022

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The 23-year-old Ethiopian Yalemzerf Yehualaw became the youngest winner of the women’s race at the 42nd London marathon, while the Kenyan Amos Kipruto won the men’s section. The London marathon, which is usually held in the month of April every year, was held on 2 October 2022 due to covid.

The London Marathon, like all marathon races, has a distance of 42.195 kilometres (26.219 miles) long.

This year many leading marathon runners did not participate in the London marathon. The male world record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya opted out of the race while the women’s world record holder Kenyan Brigid Koskei was ruled out due to injury.

The men's and women's winners receive a prize money of $55,000. 

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