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Kenyan Samuel Kalalei and Ethiopian Bedaru Hirpa Badane win marathon of Athens

Samuel Kalalei Sunday in the 35th edition of the marathon of Athens to his name. The Kenyan ran after 2u12:17 across the line. Kalalei continued to his countrymen, Milton Kiplag Roty (a time of 2h14:18), and Jonathan Kiptoo Yego (2u16:08).

In the women’s race, the victory was to Bedaru Hirpa Badane in 2u34:18. The 18-year-old Ethiopian finished in the combined standings on the fourteenth place. There appeared 18.500 runners to the start in the Greek capital.

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