Ethiopian athletes win Lagos city marathon
Addis Ababa, February 2, 2019 (FBC) -Sintayehu Legese and Meleka Meseret of Ethiopia have won the men’s and women’s categories of the Lagos city marathon held on Saturday, February 2.
Sintayehu finished ahead of Joshua Kipkorir from Kenya to claim the grand prize of $50,000.
He finished with a time of 2:17:20. Joshua Kipkorir came second as he finished 55 seconds later than the winner.
In the women’s category, Meleka Meseret became the first female runner to cross the finish line