Tariku Bekele wins 10km race in Castelbuono

Castelbuono,Italy – Tariku Bekele from Ethiopia, the 10,000m Olympic bronze medallist in London, took the honours at the Giro di Castelbuono, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, here on Sunday.

Castelbuono celebrated the 100th anniversary of the oldest road race in Europe held on a sunny afternoon in the mountains of Sycilian Madonie. This year the very popular Italian race changed its date from the traditional date of 26th July, the day which celebrates Saint Anna, Patriot Saint of Castelbuono.

Bekele broke away from Olympic 5000m bronze medallist Thomas Longosiwa during the final lap to take the win in 30:01.  Read more

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