Naija News reports that Legese crossed the finish line in a time of 02:17:28hrs ahead of Kenyans Joshua Kipkorir (02:18:16hrs) who came second and William Yegon (02:19:04hrs), who placed second third respectively at the IAAF-sanctioned event.
Sunday Manasa, who ended the race in sixth place in 02:21:11hrs, was Nigeria’s best male performer.
Meanwhile, Alemnesh Herepa (02:49:05hrs) and Kebena Chala (02:49:09hrs) both from Ethiopia, were second and third respectively behind Meseret who finished in 02:48:02hrs, to ensure a clean sweep for the East Africans.
On the other hand, Deborah Pam who ended the race in sixth place in 02:52:59hrs, was Nigeria’s best performer in the female event.
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