Ethiopians Dominate in Rome

51dd3865-f683-415d-a65e-572591473dc3Shume Hailu and Geda Ayelu Lemma made it a double Ethiopian win at the 20th edition of the ACEA Maratona di Roma, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (23).

Rain and wind certainly affected the winning times. Hailu managed to dip under 2:10 with 2:09:47, missing his personal best of 2:09:06 set in Barcelona in 2010 by 41 seconds, while Lemma clocked 2:34:49 on a very slippery course.

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