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Report01 Mar 2020

Legese retains Tokyo Marathon crown while Salpeter smashes course record

Birhanu Legese successfully defended his Tokyo Marathon crown in 2:04:15, while Israel’s Lonah Chemtai Salpeter took more than two minutes off the women’s course record, winning the World Athletics Platinum Label road race in 2:17:45 on Sunday (1).

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News29 Jan 2020

Defending champions Legese and Aga lead Tokyo Marathon elite fields

Defending Tokyo Marathon champions Birhanu Legese and Ruti Aga will face stiff opposition at the World Athletics Platinum Label road race on 1 March.

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Report29 Sep 2019

Bekele clocks 2:01:41 in Berlin, second fastest marathon ever

Kenenisa Bekele scorched to a stunning 2:01:41 victory at the BMW Berlin Marathon today (29), the second fastest performance of the all-time.

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Report03 Mar 2019

Legese and Aga secure Ethiopian double at Tokyo Marathon

Birhanu Legese (marathon world rank: 55) and Ruti Aga (marathon world rank: 10) claimed the top spots at the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (3), landing just the second Ethiopian double in the 13-year history of the IAAF Gold Label road race.

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Report19 Nov 2017

Legese and debutante Ayana secure Ethiopian double in Delhi

Ethiopia’s Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana took the honours at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, crossing the line in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in 59:46 and 1:07:11 respectively to win the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (19).

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Report17 Sep 2017

Legese and Chelangat win Dam tot Damloop

Birhanu Legese and Mercyline Chelangat were the clear and proud winners of the Dam tot Damloop, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, that covers the 10 mile distance between the Dutch cities of Amsterdam and Zaandam, on Sunday (17).

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Report12 Feb 2016

Limo leads home a record six women under 67 minutes at the RAK Half Marathon

Cynthia Limo moved up to third on the world all-time list for the half marathon when she won the RAK Half Marathon in 1:06:04 in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah on Friday (12).

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Report29 Nov 2015

Ethiopia's Legese clocks 59:20 to win Delhi Half Marathon

Ethiopia’s Birhanu Legese and Kenya’s Cynthia Limo came out on top after thrilling battles over the last kilometre for both the men’s and women’s titles at the 2015 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday (29).

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Previews11 Sep 2015

Karoki takes aim at the world half marathon record in Copenhagen

Kenya’s Bedan Karoki will take a tilt at the world half marathon record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (13).

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Report29 Mar 2015

Debutant Legese upsets the form book at Berlin Half Marathon

Competing in his first race over the 13.1-mile distance, 21-year-old Birhanu Legese beat the favourites at the Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday (29).

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