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Goitom Kifle Wins Marugame Half Marathon

Goitom-Kifle Kagawa-Marugame half marathon winner
Eritrea’s Goitom Kifle wins the Kagawa Marugame International Half Marathon in Japan by in a Personal Best 1:00:49. (Photo: Masamichi Makino)

By TesfaNews,

Eritrea’s Goitom Kifle was victorious today Sunday (7) at the Kagawa Marugame International Half Marathon in Japan, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, by clocking a Personal Best (PB) 1:00:49.

“It was nice to see lots of fans and supporter along the course,” said Kifle after recording the second-fastest time of his career.

The men’s race started relatively slow with the first 5km covered in about 14:27. The pace then gradually picked up and the 10km mark was reached in 28:50. At that point the lead pack contained 11 runners, including Kifle, Kenya’s Dominic Nyairo, Tanzania’s Fabiano Sulle and Japan’s Keijiro Mogi. Continue reading Goitom Kifle Wins Marugame Half Marathon