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Amedework, Yalemzerf win Airtel Delhi Half Marathon elite races with record times

Addis Ababa, November 30, 2020 (FBC) – Ethiopian Athletes Amedework Walelegn and Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashed course records to win the men’s and women’s titles respectively in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon held on Sunday.

The results in this World Athletics Gold Label road race were unprecedented with both the men’s and women’s elite race winners re-writing course records, according to The Hindu official website.

The 21-year-old Amdework Walelegn bettered the earlier course record of 59:06, which was in the name of compatriot Guye Adola, set in 2014.

Yeshaneh was the leader of the pack at the 5km mark but was behind eventual winner Yehualaw by the 10km distance.

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