Kenyan native Ronald Kimeli Kurgat finished in first place in the Jerusalem Marathon on Friday, setting a new record for the race.

The 28-year-old completed the 26-mile race with a speedy time of two hours, 16 minutes and nine seconds.

The second and third place winners, also from Kenya, respectively were 24-year-old Patrick Wachira Muriuki with a time of two hours, 16 minutes and 35 seconds, and 37-year-old Luka Kipkemoi Chelimo with a time of two hours, 18 minutes and eight seconds.

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