The results of the competition, in which the photographs taken at the Marathon İzmir, the "Road Race Label" certified international race of the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, participated, were announced. In the contest, in which 301 photographs participated, Hakan Yaralı won the first place with his photograph with the nickname "Leader Character".
The results of the photography contest within the scope of Marathon İzmir, organized for the third time this year by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, have been announced. The winner of the competition themed "Marathon İzmir and Marathon İzmir and Marathon Sport Case Occurring in İzmir Urban Life and Culture" was awarded to Hakan Yaralı with his photo with the nickname "Leader Character".
Hasan Uçar's photo titled “Record Breaker First” won the second place, and Ahmet Özer's photo named “Running” won the third place. Murat Altıncan's "Help 2022" photograph received honorable mention, while Serkan Yalçınkaya's "Struggle" photograph was deemed worthy of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Sports Club Special Award. Murat Cakil, Dr. In the competition where Ahmet İmançer, Selçuk Kayan, Erol Özdayı and Seda Şengök were jury members and Nedim Ekmekçiler served as the secretariat, 301 photographs were found worthy of being exhibited out of 37 photographs. A total of 12 thousand TL will be awarded to the winners of the competition.
They ran for a sustainable world
Marathon Izmir, which was held with the theme of the United Nations "A sustainable world", was run on Sunday, April 17, with the goal of "waste-free marathon". More than 43 athletes from 5000 different countries participated in the international race. Last year, Ethiopian Tsegaye Getachew's best score of 2.09.35 was renewed this year by Kenyan Lanny Rutto. Rutto finished the race with 2.09.27, improving by 8 more seconds. Thus, Marathon İzmir's title of “Turkey's fastest track” was reaffirmed. In the race organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality with the partnership of the Turkish Athletics Federation and the World Athletics, Meshack Kiprop Koech from Kenya took the second place in men with 2.11.21, and Mathew Kemboi from Kenya, again with 2.13.03. Yavuz Ağralı, who finished the race 2.20.02th in the men's category, took the best place among Turkish athletes with a time of 9. In women, Letebrhan Haylay Gebreslasea from Ethiopia took the first place with 2.27.35, while Lilian Chemweno from Kenya came in second with 2.28.18 and Helen Jepkurgat from the same country came in third with 2.30.54. Aydınlı Derya Kaya ranked eighth among female athletes with a time of 3.04.29.