Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh took the women’s top honor in style at the Abu Dhabi Marathon that was held on Friday (7) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The 27 year-old who came to this race with a personal best of 2:33.10 that she got at the Milano Marathon in 2013 thrashed her own personal best by 13 minutes to beat the race favorite Eunice Chumba from Bahrain as she cut the tape in a new personal best of 2:20.16.
Chumba followed in second she also improved on her personal best by more than three minutes crossing the line 2:20.54. Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka closed the first three places a new personal of 2:24.06
- Ababel Yeshaneh (ETH) 2:20.16
- Eunice Chumba (BHN)2:20.54
- Gelete Burka (ETH) 2:24.06