Double Victory for Ethiopia at Ottawa Marathon

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Yemane Tsegay AdhaneOttawa, CanadaYemane Adhane Tsegay  and Tigist Tufa gave Ethiopia a double victory at the Ottawa Marathon here today, when they won the men and women’s categories respectively by setting new course records.

Yemane’s time of 2:06.54 is a new course record. The previous record for fastest marathon on Canadian soil was 2:07.05 set at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in October 2013.

Tigist won the women’s race in a time of 2:24.31, a women’s record for the Ottawa course.

A total of 48,000 runners were registered for races including a 10K, half marathon and marathon over the weekend.



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