Ebenyo, Ayana emerge winners at Delhi Half Marathon

World Championship silver medallist Daniel Ebenyo and Rio Olympics champion Almaz Ayana won the men’s and women’s elite races, respectively, at the Delhi Half Marathon here on Sunday.

Ebenyo finished the men’s race in 59 minutes and 27 seconds, ahead of fellow Kenyan Charles Matata (1:00:05) and Ethiopia’s Addisu Gobena (1:00:51).

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Ayana from Ethiopia topped the women’s elite race in one hour, seven minutes and 59 seconds, ahead of Uganda’s Stella Chesang (1:08:28) and Kenya’s Viola Chepngeno (1:09:09).

Abhishek Pal and Kavita Yadav were the fastest in the Indian men’s and women’s elite category, clocking 1:04:08 and 1:17:42 respectively.


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