Jakarta. The Asian Games' athletics event started with the women's marathon on Sunday (26/08). No Indonesian runners took part in the competition.
Eighteen athletes run in the race that started at the Gelora Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta at 6 a.m., where it also finished.
Supporters were waiting for their favorite runners along the route.
Rose Chelimo of Bahrain won the race with a time of two hours 34 minutes and 51 seconds.
The women's marathon race was held in Jakarta on Sunday (26/08). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Supporters cheer the runners on. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Athletes run through one of the water stations on their route. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Indonesian supporters are enthusiastic about the race, even though no Indonesian runner participates in it. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Kenyan-born Rose Chelimo represents Bahrain. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Chelimo wins the race. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)