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Ethiopian runners dominate Rabat Marathon

IANS logoIANS 06-03-2017

In the men's race on Sunday, Ethiopia's Fikadu Kebebe Debele won the gold medal after crossing the finish line in a time of 2:09:37, followed by Kenyan Kigen Sammy at 2:09:39. Another Ethiopian, Samuel Getachew Demie, came third at 2:09:44, reports Xinhua news agency.

In the women's category, Alemu Worknesch won the title in 2:30:04. She was followed by Kenya's Jeptoo Eunice with a time of 2:33:41 and the other Ethiopian, Bekelu Beji Geletu, in 2:34:05.

Around 9,000 athletes took part in the marathon.

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