Ethiopia’s Getaneh Molla triumphs at Dubai Marathon

Ethiopia’s Getaneh Molla has set a new Dubai Marathon record after winning the 2019 race.

He triumphed over fellow Ethiopian Negasa at 2 hours, 3 minutes and 34 seconds.

The women's race was won by Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich. She clocked 2 hours, 17 minutes and 07 seconds and broke the record of Roza Dereje in the 2018 edition. Worknesh Degefa was 34 seconds adrift to come in second.

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich came first in the women's #Dubai Marathon race with a time of 2:17:07, breaking the record of Roza Dereje (2:19:17) in the 2018 edition.
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— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) January 25, 2019

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