Just like the Kenyan, Lawrence Cherono in the men’s Tadelech Bekele on repeat lost in the marathon of Amsterdam. The Ethiopian athlete won, just like last year the race over 42,195 km through the Dutch capital.
The 27-year-old Bekele finished in the Olympic Stadium in 2u23:14. The course record remains at 2u21:09, in 2012 walked by her compatriot Meseret Hailu.
The numbers two and three in the women also came from Ethiopia. Shasho Insermu was second in 2u23:28, Azmera T third in 2u23:31.
Congratulations to Tadelech Bekele, #TCSAM18 female winner! Within 2:23:07 she crossed the finishing line in the Olympic Stadium: https://t.co/HTlxmtOHSm #TCSsuperheroes pic.twitter.com/fOZD6axiUP
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