Kenyan Titus Kipruto on Sunday finished second as neighboring rivals Ethiopia dominated both the men's and women’s races in the 2022 Amsterdam Marathon.
Kipruto clocked 2:04:54 to finish second behind Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Getachew who clocked 2:04:49 to win the race.
The men’s race saw the top 10 slots split between Kenyans and Ethiopians.
Kenyans Abraham Kiptoo finished fourth (2:05:04), Cyprian Kotut sixth (2:05:15), Laban Korir eighth (2:05:41), and Josephat Boit 10th (2:06:34) as the remaining slots went to the Ethiopians.
In the women's race, Ethiopian track greats Almaz Ayana, Genzebe Dibaba and Tsehay Gemechu completed a sweep all on their debuts.
2016 Olympic Gold medalist Almaz Ayana ripped the Course Record on her debut, winning in 2:17:20.
Genzebe Dibaba who is also the 1500m World Record holder on the track came second also on her marathon debut, clocking 2:18:05.
Tsehay Gemechu, also on her debut, completed the Ethiopian sweep after clocking 2:18:59.
Celestine Chepchirchir was the only Kenyan in the top 10 as she finished seventh in 2:26:50.