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Lagos city Marathon 2019 winners

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An Ethiopian athlete, Sintayehu Legese has won the Lagos City Marathon male category for the year 2019. Legese finished the race in 02:17:28 hrs while Kenyans Joshua Kipkorir finished in 02:18:16 hrs coming second and William Yegon from Kenya finished in 02:19:04 taking the third position.

Lagos city Marathon 2019 winners

Sintayehu Legese

Finishing the race first lands you $50,000 which Legese is smiling home with. Second and third race winner takes home $40,000 and $30,000 respectively.

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The Nigerian runner, male Sunday Manasa who performed best ended the race in sixth position in 02:21:11 hrs.

Lagos city Marathon 2019 winners

Lagos city Marathon 2019 winners

Lagos City Marathon is a 42km distance race hosted by Access Bank. The race starts at the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos. The sports event is on it’s fourth edition.

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Lagos city Marathon 2019 winners

The female category also had an Ethiopian wining the first position and a Nigerian coming sixth position.

Meseret finished in 02:48:02hrs coming first position. while Alemnesh Herepa finished in 02:49:05hrs and Kebena Chala finished in 02:49:09hrs taking second and third respectively behind

Deborah Pam the best performing female Nigerian took the Sixth-place after finishing in 02:52:59hrs.

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