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Almahjoub Dazza of Bahrain won the Prague international marathon on Sunday while Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel was the fastest woman in the race, clocking a record time.
Dazza pulled away from a group of four leading runners with about two kilometers to go clocking 2:05:58. It was the second fastest time in the history of the race.
Dawit Wolde was second in 2:06:18, five seconds ahead of another Ethiopian runner Aychew Bantie.
Salpeter left behind the rest of the field 10 kilometers into the race and ran alone to finish in 2:19:46, a new race record and a PR.(05/05/2019) ⚡AMP
The Volkswagen Prague International Marathon is considered by many, to be one of the top 10 marathons and invariably contains a number of high profile runners. Winding through the streets of one of Europe's most beautiful cities it is a spectacular race. And with a mainly flat course there is the chance for a personal best. Since its inception in...more...