Ethiopia’s Girma & Tsega victorious at 2014 Beirut Marathon

Ethiopia’s Fikadu Girma and Mulahabt Tsega triumphed at the 2014 Banque du Liban Beirut Marathon, winning at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in 2:12:26 and 2:29:15 respectively on Sunday (9).

Girma, in just his second marathon after finishing third in 2:09:34 at the Dusseldorf Marathon earlier this year, clocked the second fastest winning time in Beirut Marathon’s 12-year history, while Tsega took more than two minutes off the former course record of 2:31:38, set by her compatriotSeada Kedir in 2011, in what will have been a highly satisfying debut over the classic distance.

Source: IAAF.org

Fikadu-Girma

 

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