Moses Too who finished the race in 18:06 with the race number 560, won the first place for men in the race which utilized a chip technology. Kefyalew Deja Buruse was second with 18:11 while Khalid Azzaloualidine secured the third place with 18:25. Assefa Tola and Gürkan Okul were on the 4th and 5th places, respectively. While Özlem Kaya with race number 189 won the race with 19:43 in women, Meskerem Amare was second with 19:44, and Şilan Ayyıldız of Fenerbahçe Sports Club was third with 22:15. All results and rankings on related with the race can be reached at www.kosuyoruz.biz
At the age of 92, Safder Kartoğlu, who attended all Atatürk Fıratpen Runs, gave advice on how to keep everyone in sports while receiving the award at the end of the run. Safder Kartoğlu, a sporting member of İstanbul Masters Athletism Club Association and an attendee of 9 international races, plans to attend the New York marathon next year.
The athletes who received the top 5 rankings in the general classification in this rally, both in women and men, qualified to win 1500, 1000, 750, 500, and 500 TL cash prizes, respectively. Athletes who received the first 3 rankings in the categories of 6 years of age in women and 10 in men were awarded 250, 150, and 100 TL, resulting in a total cash prize of 16,500 TL. The athletes received the awards from Fırat Plastik Kauçuk San. ve Tic. AŞ CEO Dr. Nevzat DEMİR.
Dr. Nevzat Demir also presented a plaque to T.R. Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, İstanbul Regional Director Osman Demirel for his support to the race. As we thank the athletes who participated in the race and the İstanbul Masters Athletism Club Association, we also wish the 14th Atatürk Race to have higher participation and enthusiasm with your support.