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Kenya’s Bernard Sang wins 2024 Lagos City Marathon

Bernard Sang of Kenya has won the 9th edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon....CONTINUE.THE.FULL.READING OF THE ARTICLE>>>

Sang beat about 80 other elite marathoners on Saturday morning to win the 42km race.

He will be claiming the grand prize of $50,000.

The Kenyan finished at 2 hours, 16 minutes, and 49 seconds to best compatriots Simon Cheprot and Edwin Kiptoo, who finished second and third, respectively, and will go home with $40,000 and $30,000 respectively.

Sang had finished in third place at the 2023 Lagos City Marathon.

25-year-old Kebene Chala of Ethiopia was the first woman to cross the finish line. She will also be claiming $50,000.

The winners of both the men’s and women’s races qualified for the marathon event at the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

Shehu Muazu was the first Nigerian to cross the finish line and will be going home with a N1 million cash prize.

The 42km race began at the National Stadium in Surulere and ended at the Eko Atlantic City in Victoria Island.

Last year, the annual event was upgraded by the world athletics body to a gold label; less than eight years after its maiden edition.

Edwin Kibet Koech won the 2023 event, while Geleta Ulfata of Ethiopia, David Barmasa and Emmanuel Naibei won the 7th, 6th and 7th editions of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, respectively..…CONTINUE. FULL. READING>>> 

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