Tigist Mamuye win Paris Marathon
Addis Ababa, October 18, 2021 (FBC) – Ethiopia’s Tigist Memuye topped the women’s podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday.
In the women’s race, Tigist ran a time of two hours 26 minutes and 12 seconds after a late surge to seal the biggest win of her career.
Tigist finished about three seconds ahead of Yenenesh Dinkesa with Fantu Jimma third as Ethiopians swept the podium.
The Paris Marathon, featuring 60,000 participants from 145 countries, was initially scheduled for April this year but was delayed by six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.