B.Ser-Od wins Asian Marathon Championship

Mongolian athlete B.Ser-Od has won the 14th Asian Marathon Championship which took place in Hong Kong with a time of two hours, 17 minutes, and 56 seconds. The Asian Marathon Championship took place on February 24 during the annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon.

Runners from Uzbekistan and Japan took second and third places, respectively, in the 14th Asian Marathon Championship of men after the Mongolian runner while a North Korean runner took the gold in the women’s marathon.

B.Ser-Od is the first elite level marathon runner of Mongolia who had taken first place in the 2010 Asian Marathon Championships and competed successfully in many other international marathons. His achievements include first places in the 2012 Osaka Marathon in Japan and the 2010 Brighton Marathon in England, and tenth place in the 2010 Berlin Marathon in Germany. His personal best of two hours, 11 minutes, and five seconds is the Mongolian national record.

He represented Mongolia in the marathon at the Summer Olympics in 2004 and 2008. B.Ser-Od has also competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and got the 51st position, and was selected as the national flag bearer in the opening ceremony as well.

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