Ethiopia’s Ayele Megersa Feisa became the first man to win three straight years the NYRR Queens 10K for that was held on Saturday (17) in New York.
Megersa led a 1-2 finish as he took 30:35 to cut the tape and was followed closely by Mengistu Tabor Nebsi of 30:27 with the third place going to United State’s Brendan Martin who closed the podium finish with 31:01.
In the women’s race Ethiopia’s Belaynesh Fikadu won the race in 34:12 and was followed by United State’s Roberta groner of 34:19 with third place going to American long distance runner Esther Atkins who crossed the line with 35:33 to close the podium.
1. Ayele Megersa Feisa (ETH) 30:35
2. Mengistu Tabor Nebsi (ETH) 30:27
3. Brendan Martin (USA) 31:01
1. Belaynesh Fikadu (ETH) 34:12
2. Roberta Groner (USA) 34:19
3. Esther Atkins (USA) 35:33