Eritrea’s Nazret Weldu smashed three records at the 12th edition of the Daegu Marathon that was held early Sunday (3) in Daegu, South Korea.
The 32 year-old who came to this race with a personal best of 2:28.07 that she got last year at the Milano marathon destroyed three records in one race.
Weldu broke the Eritrean National record, the race Course Record of 2:23.28 that had been set three years ago by Margaret Agai from Kenya and she also thrashed her Personal best setting a new course record of 2:21.56.
Weldu was followed by Pamela Rotich from Kenya who was the fastest athlete on paper also ran under the old course record as well as destroying her personal best to crossing the finish in a new life time best of 2:22.56.
Kenya’s Judith Jerubet finished a distant third as she closed the podium three finishes in a time of 2:26.17.
- Nazret Grnrrhiwet (ERI) 2:21.56 (NR, CR, PB)
- Pamela Rotich (KEN) 2:22.43
- Judith Jerubet (KEN) 2:26.17