The Eritrean runner threepeated on the men’s side in 59:34 but was over a minute short of his world record 58:23 despite going through 10k near record pace (27:44, 27:40 is the pace needed)
Zesenay Tadese of Eritrea, got a big international win as he won the Lisbon Half Marathon today (25) in Portugal. He didn’t run under 59 minutes on Sunday (25) as in his previous appearances and crossed the finish line more than a minute off his World record (58:23) set in 2010, but still won handily in 59:34.
Eritrean athleteTeklemariam Medhin displayed his excellence and domination at the 2nd CAA African Cross Country Championships that was held on Sunday (18) in Cape Town, South Africa, where athletes from 19 countries competed.
Eritrea’s Zersenay Tadese(28:27) and Portugal’s Jessica Augusto (31:59) clinched respective victories at the 46th ‘San Silvestre Vallecana’ – an IAAF Silver Label Road Race – held in the Spanish capital on New Year’s Eve (31).
The 46th ‘San Silvestre Vallecana’ –an IAAF Silver Label Road Race – will be held on New Year’s eve night. In addition to the elite contest, there will be a mass race held two and a half hours before the main event, where 35,000 will take to the streets of the Spanish capital.
Tadese against the Spanish armada – Men’s race
The slightly downhill 10km race features Eritrea’s reigning World Half Marathon record holder Zersenay Tadese in the leading role. The 28-year-old Madrid-based star last raced at the IAAF World Half Marathon championships in Nanning on 16 October when he could not retain his title having to settle for the silver medal behind Kenya’s Wilson Kiprop. Continue reading New Year’s eve night: Zersenay Tadese Vs Augusto in Madrid→