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Kopec and Backman win 8th Limassol Marathon in Cyprus

17 March, 2014

Poland’s Wojciech Kopec and Cecilia Backman from Finland were the winners of the 8th International Limassol GSO marathon on Sunday, with a record 7,000 runners taking part in the event.

Kopec won the IAAF and AIMS-approved race with a time of 2:17:27, followed by Tamás Nagy from Hungary (2:23:56) and local entry Jebel Ahmet Kazahoum (2:38:26).
The women’s winner Backman clocked a time of 3:21:01, followed by local entry Pola Hadjipapa (3:39:30) and Imogen Hawley from the United States (3:42:25).
All times will be posted on the official website .
The top three results per category are:
Helector Half Marathon (men) - Miereczko Maciek (Poland), Tutukin Ivan (Russia) and Polyanskiy Dmitry (Russia).
Helector Half Marathon (women) - Duncan Nicola (United Kingdom), Szabo Tunde (Romania) and Menzies Issy (U.K.).
Primetel 10km Health Run (men) - Meshcheryakov Valentin (Russia), Moiseenko Andrey (Russia) and Ilya Prasolov (Russia).
Primetel 10km Health Run (women) - Protasenya Anastasia (Cyprus), Chapoupi Yiota (Cyprus) and Andreou Ioulia (Cyprus).
Eventpro 5km Fun Run (men) - Tsionis Anestis (Cyprus), Lambrou Nikolas (Cyprus) and Patskan Ivan (Cyprus).
Eventpro 5km Fun Run (women) - Buller Anja (Cyprus), Modestou Nayia (Cyprus) and Denic Ivana (Cyprus).
FBME Bank 5km Corporate Run - Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC, Thegreenparking.Com and Omnitouch Cyprus Ltd.
Biggest team participation in the FBME Corporate Run: Guaba Beach Bar (200 runners).