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Amsterdam Marathon: Tadelech Bekele won it as Kenenisa dropped out

Tadelech Bekele _ Amsterdam Marathon
Tadelesh Bekele crossing the finishing line.
Photo source : Screenshot from Eurosport

October 21,2018

Tadelech Bekele won Amsterda marathon this morning; it took her 2:23:07 to cross the finishing line. This is her second win a row.

Shasho Insemu and Azmera Gebru finished second and third in a time of 2:23:13 and 2:23:31.

In the men’s race, Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono won the marathon breaking his own record by more than a minute and defending his last year’s win. He finished in 2:04:05. He was 33 seconds ahead of Ethiopian runner Mule Wasihun who finished in 2:04:37. Another Ethiopian runner, Solomon Deksisa finished third in 2:04:40.

Kenenisa Bekele dropped out of the race. Meseret Defar made her debuts was not successful either.

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