Ethiopian Athletes Victorious in Bolzano

Netsanet Gudeta wins another Boclassic title (photo: Daniele Mosna)

Tamirat Tola and Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia collected their second victories each at the 44th edition of the Boclassic in Bolzano, Italy today.

Running in unseasonably warm conditions that reached 15 C, Tola won the men’s 10km race in 28:12 ahead of Jairus Birech while Gudeta took the honours in the women’s 5km in 15:46.

Muktar Edris of Ethiopia and three-time winner here, finished fourth in the men’s race.

Leading results –
Men (10 km): 
1. Tamirat Tola (Ethiopia) 28:12
2. Jairus Birech (Kenya) 28:24
3. Oscar Chelimo (Uganda) 28:50
4. Muktar Edris (Ethiopia) 29:01
5. Zane Robertson (New Zealand) 29:17

Women (5 km): 
1. Netsanet Gudeta (Ethiopia) 15:46
2. Janet Kisa (Kenya) 15:49
3. Vohla Mazouronak (Belarus) 16:08
4. Clara Mageean (Ireland) 16:20
5. Margherita Magnani (Italy) 16:37

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