Sport Kenyan Marathoner Collapses By Marathon Finish Line, Crawls To Second Place

03:31  11 april  2018
03:31  11 april  2018 Source:   si.com

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Kenyan marathoner Michael Kunyuga was just feet away from the Hannover Marathon finish line when he collapsed to the ground. Fellow Kenyan Duncan Koech was quickly approaching but Kunyuga's first instinct was to crawl across the finish line . Kunyuga held on to second place and

Kenyan marathoner Michael Kunyuga was just feet away from the Hanover Marathon finish line when he collapsed to the ground. Fellow Kenyan Duncan Koech was quickly approaching but Kunyuga's first instinct was to crawl across the finish line . Kunyuga held on to second place and

Second placed Michael Njenga from Kenya collapses and creeps towards the finish line during the Hannover Marathon race in Hannover, Germany, Sunday, April 8, 2018. © Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP Second placed Michael Njenga from Kenya collapses and creeps towards the finish line during the Hannover Marathon race in Hannover, Germany, Sunday, April 8, 2018.

Kenyan marathoner Michael Kunyuga was just feet away from the Hanover Marathon finish line when he collapsed to the ground. Fellow Kenyan Duncan Koech was quickly approaching but Kunyuga's first instinct was to crawl across the finish line.

Kunyuga held on to second place and finished in two hours, 10 minutes and 16 seconds. Koech was only three seconds behind for third.

Medicical attendants assisted Kunyuga after the he was finished.

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Kenyan marathoner Michael Kunyuga was just feet away from the Hannover Marathon finish line when he collapsed to the ground. Fellow Kenyan Duncan Koech was quickly approaching but Kunyuga's first instinct was to crawl across the finish line . Kunyuga held on to second place and

Kenyan marathoner Michael Kunyuga was just feet away from the Hannover Marathon finish line when he collapsed to the ground. Fellow Kenyan Duncan Koech was quickly approaching but Kunyuga's first instinct was to crawl across the finish line . Kunyuga held on to second place and

It appears that Kunyuga's time is also a personal best. He ran 2:10:43 at the Padova Marathon in Italy last year.

The race was won by Ethiopian Seboka Negussa Erre in 2:09:44.

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