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Beraki Beyene Wins 8th Santiago De Chile Marathon

Beraki Beyene won the Santiago Marathon in 2h 11m 50s - just 6 seconds shy of the record
Beraki Beyene won the Santiago Marathon in 2h 11m 50s – just 6 seconds shy of the record

By IAAF,

ERITREAN Beraki Beyene won the eighth edition of the Santiago de Chile Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race that took place in the Chilean capital on Sunday (6). Beyene’s time was 2:11:50.

The morning was cold at 8°C and foggy, but 25,000 enthusiastic runners made the day colourful at the start of the race near the ‘Palacio de Gobierno’ (Government’s Palace) in the Chilean capital.

Only 4000 runners took part in the marathon. France’s Patrick Tambwé, who had the fastest time of all participants with 2:07:30, withdrew from the race at 12km.  Continue reading Beraki Beyene Wins 8th Santiago De Chile Marathon