- published: 10 Jan 2015
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CVB NEWS- Kenyan athlete Vincent Kiplagat on Sunday (Oct'16) won the top title in men's category for the second time in a row in the Istanbul Intercontinental Eurasia Marathon. Kiplagat finished the course at 2:10:58 and he was followed by Ethiopian athletes Tariku Jufar with 2:11:31 and Tsegay Gebreselassie with 2:13:39. In women's category, Ethiopian athlete Alemitu Abera clinched the first spot with 2:27:56. Two other Ethiopians, Fatuma Sedo and Tsega Gelaw, finished the race in the second and third spot with 2:28:01 and 2:28:38, respectively.
2 (Two) Continents, Bosphorus, Maidens Tower, Eurasia Marathon The Bosphorus or Bosporus (Turkish: Boğaziçi) is a strait that forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia. The Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles strait to the southwest together form the Turkish Straits. The world's narrowest strait used for international navigation, the Bosporus connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara (which is connected by the Dardanelles to the Aegean Sea, and thereby to the Mediterranean Sea.) The Maiden's Tower (Turkish: Kız Kulesi), also known as Leander's Tower (Tower of Leandros) since the medieval Byzantine period, is a tower lying on a small islet located at the southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait 200 m (220 yd) from the coast of Üsküdar in Istanbul, Turkey. Cr...
As a part of Global Week of Service, Hilton Istanbul Hotels team joined the 34th Intercontinental Istanbul Eurasia Marathon with the 'Adim Adim Project' members, to create fund for children and youth. Funds raised from the marathon are donated to the project Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey (TEGV) 'Have you ever run to the Van?'. Social responsibility projects were maintained as a part of Global Week of Service running from November 11th—18th with the collaboration of the "Hilton in the Community Foundation", the aid organization of Hilton in Europe. Subscribe to Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus' channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/conradistanbul?sub_confirmation=1 Website: http://conradhotels3.hilton.com/en/hotels/turkey/conrad-istanbul-bosphorus-ISTHCCI/index.html?WT.mc_id=zELWAK...
crossing the bridge
Watch more Turkey videos on Turkey.Home channel: https://goo.gl/DQ8Spg Istanbul, the city of two continents… This metropolis of exquisite beauty, complexity and felicity offers you many experiences. But arguably none of them is more memorable than crossing the Bosphorus. Whether you run the Eurasia Marathon, swim from one continent to the other or take a ferry as part of your daily commute you will be mesmerized by the breathtaking panorama of Istanbul. Discover #Turkey #HomeOf #TwoContinents. Be our guest!
Istanbul, capitale Europea della Cultura 2010, è una città affascinante ed unica che offre la possibilità di correre due continenti: dallAsia allEuropa attraversando il ponte sul Bosforo. Ovunque Running propone un viaggio con accompagnatore per vivere al meglio questa esperienza, sistemazione in hotel a pochi passi dallarrivo e trasferimenti in loco. Corse programmate: Maratona, 15 km, 8 km e Fun Run.