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Zersenay Wins his 5th World Half Marathon Championship

The win brought him a $ 30,000 cash award and a second team title to his country Eritrea 

Bulgaria - half marathon win by Tadese
Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea is now a legend in the half marathon distance running

By News Agencies,

Once again, Zersenay Tadese runs himself into international spotlight putting Eritrea on the map of sports winning the men’s World Half-Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria.

He set a blistering pace after the first 10 kilometres to win his fifth World Half Marathon title as Kenya’s John Mwangagi finished third on Saturday.

Tadese lead the field deploying his economic running style to outrun chasing Ethiopians and Kenyans until he secured victory by increasing his pace to a sprint finishing first place ahead of competition.  Continue reading Zersenay Wins his 5th World Half Marathon Championship