RABAT, (Xinhua) --
Ethiopian athletes dominated Morocco’s
Rabat International Marathon as they swept most of the
medals in both men’s and women’s races on Sunday.
In the men’s
race, Ethiopia’s Fikadu Kebebe Debele won the gold medal
after crossing the finish line in a time of 2:09:37,
followed by Kenyan Kigen Sammy at 2:09:39. Another
Ethiopian, Samuel Getachew Demie, came third at 2:09:44.
women’s category, Alemu Worknesch won the title in
2:30:04. She was followed by Kenya’s Jeptoo Eunice with
a time of 2:33:41 and the other Ethiopian, Bekelu Beji
Geletu, in 2:34:05.
athletes took part in the marathon.