Road running powerhouse Ethiopia bagged the top five positions in the men’s section and the top nine spots in the women’s category in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday.
In conditions conducive for a marathon, the runner friendly flat course brought out the fastest overall timings worldwide for the second straight year.
This year as per the official online registration 30,900 runners were scheduled to take part. Last year nearly 20,000 participants took part.
In the process, Ethiopia introduced to the world another great in the making, when the 18-year-old debutant here, Tsegaye Mekonnen Asefa, crossed the finish line in Jumeirah in Click Here to Read More