Frankfurt marathon champion celebrates win with face-plant
Everybody goals of how they may have a good time after they cross the end line, however for Selly Kaptich of Kenya, who received Sunday’s Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, her celebration didn’t go as deliberate as she face-planted into the bottom.
Frankfurt Marathon winner Selly Kaptich journeys and falls on her face after crossing the end line. Seems like she’s okay although. 😮💨 pic.twitter.com/1o1Mru1nQJ
— Jason Henderson (@Jason_AW) October 30, 2022
The 37-year-old marathoner, who trains with NN Working Workforce, received the race in 2:23:11. She was on tempo for a sub-2:20 outcome and a course file till late within the race, when temperatures reached a file excessive for Oct. 30 of twenty-two C.
As Kaptich crossed the end line, the people holding the winner’s tape let go of it too early, leading to her taking a tumble. Kaptich took the autumn like a champ and instantly caught her arms within the air.
Brimin Misoi of Kenya was the shock winner of the lads’s race, clocking a three-minute finest to win in 2:06:11 on Sunday afternoon. This was his first marathon win since 2019, when he received the Nairobi Marathon in 2:10:43.
Brimin Kipkorir Misoi and Selly Chepyego Kaptich obtain Kenyan double on the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon with 2:06:11 and a pair of:23:11.
📸: Mainova Frankfurt Marathon
— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) October 30, 2022
The marathon simply occurs to be certainly one of 4 operating distances the place you generally see these face-plants occur. The opposite three must be cross-country, the 400m and the 800m. In all these distances, your legs are fully tied up on the finish, and including a ending tape into the combo doesn’t assist.