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Again, Kenyan, Ethiopian emerge winners of Lagos City Marathon



Kenya’s Emmanuel Naibei and Ethiopia’s Meseret Dinke, have emerged champions of men’s and women’s categories of the sixth Lagos City Marathon respectively.

This is the fourth time a Kenyan is emerging the winner of the men’s 42km marathon, while the Ethiopian reclaimed her title.

Naibei on Saturday ran an unofficial time of 2:14:10 to win the star prize of $30,000

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Ripples Nigeria gathered that Naibei’s 2:14:10 is the second-fastest in the history of the Lagos Marathon.

In the women’s category, Dinke reclaimed her title, making it the fourth time an Ethiopian will be winning the female race.

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