The duo of Ethiopians Suntayahu Legese and Dinke Meseret have emerged winners of the male and female events of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon which took place today.
Legese finished first in a record time of 02:17:28hrs to put Kenyans Joshua Kipkorir in second position who finished at 02:18:16hrs while William Yegon finished at (02:19:04hrs)to emerge third at the IAAF event.
Nigeria’s best performance in the male category of the race was recorded by Sunday Manasa, who finished sixth place in 02:21:11hrs.
In the female category, it was Ethiopians Alemnesh Herepa who finished at (02:49:05hrs) to come first while Kebena Chala finished (02:49:09hrs) to clinch the second position while Meseret came third at 02:48:02hrs , to ensure the East Africans sweep the medals
Nigeria’s best performance in the female category was in the Sixth position where Deborah Pam finished in 02:52:59hrs.