12 June 2000Malmo, Sweden On Monday Ethiopias Tsefaye Tola won the Copenhagen-Malmo half marathon in 59.46 ahead of Kenyan Philip Rugut. Tanzanias Faustin Baha came third.
In the womens race, Tanzanias Resituta Joseph took victory in 1:07.55 ahead of Kenyas Joyce Chepchumba, runner up at this years London marathon behind Tegla Loroupe, and Russian Ljubov Morgunova.
1. Tsefaye Tola (ETH) 59:46
2. Philip Rugut (KEN) 59.55
3. Faustin Baha (TAN) 1:00:02
4. Robert Stefko (SVK) 1:00:24
5. Gezahenga Abera (ETH) 1:00:28
1. Resituta Joseph (TAN) 1:07.55.
2. Joyce Chepchumba (KEN) 1:08:14
3. Ljubov Morgunova (RUS) 1:08:40