Ethiopians dominate Barcelona Marathon

Gezahegn Abera Hunde

Gezahegn Abera Hunde

Barcelona, Spain – Ethiopian athletes dominated the 33rd Barcelona Marathon as they were victorious in both the men and women’s categories here today.

Gezahgne Abera Hunde (34) won in 2:10: 17, followed by a pair of Kenyan runners, Abraham Keter (2:10: 48) and Linus Maiyo (2:11: 34).

In the women’s category, Lemlem Berhe Yachem (21) triumphed in 2:34: 39, with fellow compatriot Bosho Amelework Fikadu (2:35 : 33) and Irene Mogaka of Kenya (2:38: 46) coming in second and third places respectively.

Men’s Results:

1. Gezahgne Abera Hunde (Eth) 2:10: 17 

2. Abraham Keter (Ken) 2:10 48 

3. Linus Maiyo (Ken) 2:11 34 

4. Aredom Tiumay Degefa (Eth) 2:12: 17 

5. Jaume Leiva (Spa) 2:13 41

Women’s Results:-

1. Lemenen Berha Yachem (Eth) 2:34: 39 

2. Bosho Amelework Fikadu (Eth) 2:35: 53 

3. Mogaka Irene (Ken) 2:38 46 

4. Joasia Zakrzewsky (GBr) 2:43 50 

5. Lou Collins (VST) 2:57: 34

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