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Saturday, 11 February 2017

EFIWE NEWS: Kiptum Abraham Wins Lagos City Marathon @lagoscitymarathon @myaccessbank

No fewer than 100, 000 athletes from 27 countries including Nigeria participated in the second edition of Access Bank sponsored Lagos Marathon billed to hold from 7am to 2pm today.

The star prize of $50, 000 was up for grab.

Organisers of the event announced  in Lagos that among the competitors are 64 elite professional athletes and 102 top Nigerian runners.

Speaking at a conference heralding the event yesterday at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, who was represented by the Chairman, Lagos Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu said that today’s marathon would be different from the first edition.

Kenyan Athlete, Abraham Kiptum emerge as Overall winner of  Access Bank @myaccessbank Lagos City Marathon @lagoscitymarathon

Abraham Kiptum won the Lagos City Marathon for the second time running with 2hours 10minutes setting a new record following his previous record in 2016 Maiden edition which was 2hours 16minutes 19seconds

Similarly, Philibus Sharubutu was the first Nigerian to cross the finish line.

Congrats to Abraham Kiptum and Philibua Sharubutu

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