PRAGUE, Czech Republic (Xinhua)―Prague Marathon 2017 was held in Prague, Czech Republic with Gebretsadik Abraha from Ethiopia and Valary Aiyabei from Kenya winning the men’s and women’s events, respectively, on Sunday (May 7).

Gebretsadik Abraha won the men’s event with 2:08:47, and Valary Aiyabei  won the women’s contest with a track record 2:21:57 which is 37 seconds faster than the previous track record achieved by her compatriot, Lydia Cheromei, in 2011.

In the men’s category, Bazu Worku finished second, followed by Mekuant Ayenew, both from Ethiopia. In the women’s category, Ethiopians Amane Beriso and Tadelech Bekele finished second and third, respectively.

Men’s Category
1. Gebretsadik Abraha (ETH) 2:08:47
2. Bazu Worku (ETH) 2:08:48
3. Mekuant Ayenew (ETH) 2:09:00

Women’s Category
1. Valary Aiyabei (KEN) 2:21:57
2. Amane Beriso (ETH) 2:22:15
3. Tadelech Bekele (ETH) 2:22:23

Source: Xinhua
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