Gebreslase won gold in the marathon at the WC

The Ethiopian Gotitom Gebreslase won today the gold medal in the marathon at the World Championships in Eugene.

She won her first medal at a major competition in a time of two hours, 18 minutes and 11 seconds, while silver went to Kenyan athlete Judith Jeptum Korir (2:18.20).

The bronze was won by the competitor from Israel, Lona Salpeter (2:20.18), and the world champion from Doha in 2019, the Kenyan Ruth Chepngetich, withdrew before the halfway point of the race due to intestinal problems.

By Editor

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