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Ethiopian athletes win in major marathons on the weekend

 

(EBC; November 05, 2018)- Many Ethiopian Athletes have participated and won in major marathon in different parts of the world on the last weekend.

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won New York Marathon and he finished the race in 2:05:59, and another Ethiopian Shura Kitata finished second at 2:06:01hours on Sunday.

In Female’s category, RahmaTusa finished fifth, Mamitu Daska  9th  and

Belaynesh Fikadu 10th.

In des Alpes Maritimes Marathon Ethiopian Abrha Milaw won the race and he finished the race in 2:07:50.

In women’s race Nurit Shimels become champions in 2:31:42 hour.

 At Seoul Marathon Athlete Asefa Mengistu won the race in 2:08:11, Tariku Kinfu second (2:08:19 ) and Abdela Gobena third (2:08:32 ).

 At Porto Marathon,  Abeba-Tekulu Gebremeskel  won the race and she finished in  2:30:13, and Meskerem Abera Hunde stood second, 2:33:50.

Hirut Tibedu and Tsehay Desalegn   of Ethiopia finished first and second by finishing 2:25:10, 2:27:35, and consecutively in Hangzhou Marathon

Source:  Africa Athletics United