In second and third place in the Buenos Aires race, which started and finished on Avenida Figueroa Alcorta and Monroe, were the Kenyans Edwin Kiptoo (2:09:32) and Victor Kiplimo (2:11:43).
Behind the Africans, the best South American athlete of the event qualified, which this year was the Chilean Hugo Catrileo with a personal record of 2:13:47.
The fastest Argentines were between sixth and ninth: José Sánchez (2:16:52), Martín Méndez (2:17:19), Miguel Maza (2:17:32) and David Rodríguez (2:18: 3. 4).
Kipchirchir, 34, became the 10th Kenyan to win the BA International Marathon after William Musyoki (1995), Paul Rotich (2001), Simon Kariuk Njoroke (2011), Erik Nzioki (2012), Julius Karinga (2013) , Jonathan Chesoo (2015), Barnabas Kiptum (2017), Saina Emmanuel Kipkemboi (2018) and Evans Chebet (2019).
In the women’s competition, the winner of 2019, the Kenyan Rodah Jepkorir Tanui, who also owns the circuit record (2:25:46), was repeated, although this time she did it with a higher record (2:26:53) .
As escorts came the Ethiopian Kasu Lemeneh (2:28:00) and her compatriot Sharon Cherop (2:28:56), who far surpassed the best Argentine, Xoana Zurita, located in fifth place with 2:46:47.