#LagosCityMarathon: Ethiopians emerge winners of the 2019 Access Bank marathon

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.

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

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

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