Monday, November 8, 2010

Röthlin drops out!


The Obwaldner Röthlin has given up in the New York Marathon just before half of the race. The Ethiopian Gebre Gebremariam won in 2:08:16 hours.

(Si) Röthlin soon disappeared from the scene. expressed as the first top group after strolling the 1000-km 10-m section under three minutes left to pull the Swiss favorites. A little later he gave up.

Why get Röhlin had, is not yet clear. Even world record holder and favorite Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia) increased shortly after half of the race because of knee problems from the race.

Röthlin had at his 20th Marathon for the third time early underline the sails. The runs in Berlin in 1999 and 2004 at the Olympic Games in Athens had not Obwaldner also ends. The Swiss could be on after his first coup August in Barcelona prepare not optimal to run in New York. The 14 weeks were too short.