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Ethiopians emerge winners of the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City marathon

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Two Ethiopians, Suntayahu Legese and Dinke Meseret have emerged winners of the male and female races of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

Legese finished at 02:17:28hrs ahead of Kenyans, Joshua Kipkorir (02:18:16hrs) and William Yegon (02:19:04hrs), who hold the second and third places respectively.

In the female race, Meseret triumphed in 02:48:02hrs, leaving two other Ethiopians, Alemnesh Herepa (02:49:05hrs) and Kebena Chala (02:49:09hrs) in second and third place respectively.

 

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Legese will go home with $50,000 as prize money.

he annual marathon kicked off early on Saturday from the National Stadium in Surulere and finished at Eko Atlantic City.

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