Ethiopian Hailu Mekonnen wins Tokyo marathon

Ethiopia’s Hailu Mekonnen sprinted to victory in the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday, taking advantage of the absence of world record holder Haile Gebrselassie.

Mekonnen won in two hours, seven minutes and 35 seconds in dazzling sunshine before paying tribute to his countryman, who pulled out of the race after a freak training injury. [Read More]


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