Romania's Korneski wins Athens Half Marathon



Romania's Aleksandru Korneski won the men's division of the International 10th Half Marathon in Athens on Sunday with a record finish of 1:07:26, while Greece's Katerina Assimakopoulou won the women's division (1:19:42).


The Half Marathon was dedicated to the memory of internationally renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.


Following his run, in which he broke Panagiotis Karaiskos' record of 2019 (1.08.04), Korneski said he was "very happy with his run and for the run's time." Karaiskos came in second with 1:07:45.