Mansour bin Mohammed crowned winners of the 20th edition of the Dubai Marathon
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Marine Sports Club, won the 20th edition of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon held in Dubai's Jumeirah area Yesterday, where the marathon is held with the support of the Dubai Sports Council.
Ethiopian athlete Gitana Mola Tamir was crowned champion of the men's race, while Kenya's Ruth Chpengic was crowned champion of the women's marathon. The ceremony was held in the presence of Mattar Al Tayer, Vice President of Dubai Sports Council, Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council and Ahmed Al Kamali, President of the UAE Federation.
In the race, Geytana and Roth were two new times for the marathon's 42.195 km race after the Ethiopian runner won the first place at 2:03:34, ahead of Herpsa Kitsa and Asifa Mingsto, who finished second and third in 2:03. : 40 and 2: 04: 24 hours, while the Kenyan runner won the women's race at 2:17:07 hours, and came in second, third and fourth positions, the Ethiopian feats, Riknach Djeva, Werkench Edessa and Wagish Makasha in the times 2:17:41, 2:21:21 and 2 : 22: 45 hours.
In the men's 10 km race, Indian Gholam Amoyyan won 24:57 minutes. Pakistan's Samine Gul, Morocco's Ahmed Tamri, and South African women's Girada Steen won 34:02 minutes. And Miriam Lamor.
In the second round, Japan's Hareoki Yamamoto and Hiroki Nishida of Japan were the winners of the men's wheelchair race, with Swiss Sandra Graf winning 1:41:03 hours. , British Gadi Hall and Dutchman Margaret Brock.
A total of $ 385,000 was awarded for the $ 385,000 race, equally divided between the men's and women's race champions. Each of the two men won a $ 100,000 prize, while $ 40,000 each won second place in the races. 20 thousand each, and the prizes range up to tenth place, and get the owners of 2500 dollars each, in addition to the allocation of a prize money of 18 thousand dirhams, distributed to the owners of the top three in the main race of the marathon.