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Ethiopia’s Legese,  Meseret win Lagos City Marathon

 

Ethiopia duo of Suntayahu Legese and Dinke Meseret have won the Lagos City Marathon in the male and female category on Saturday.

Legese

Legese finished in a time of 02:17:28hrs ahead of Kipkorir (02:18:16hrs) and William Yegon (02:19:04hrs) both from Kenya who were second and third respectively.  Legase has become 50,000 dollars richer for the victory.

While Meseret was first in a time of 02:48:02hrs, fellow compatriots Alemnesh Herepa (02:49:05hrs) and Kebena Chala (02:49:09hrs) were second and third in Saturday’s race which is IAAF-recognised

Nigeria’s Sunday Manasa, came sixth in 02:21:11hrs, to finish as the country’s best male performer, while Deborah Pam was Nigeria’s best performer in the female event in a time of 02:52:59hrs.

 

 

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