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Nazret Weldu destroys three records at Daegu Marathon

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.

LEADING RESULTS

42KM WOMEN

  1. Nazret Grnrrhiwet   (ERI)  2:21.56 (NR, CR, PB)
  2. Pamela Rotich          (KEN)  2:22.43
  3. Judith Jerubet           (KEN) 2:26.17

Peris Lagat beats Judith Jerubet to win the Rome women marathon

Kenya’s Peris Cherono Lagat won the 26th edition of the Rome women marathon that was held early Sunday (19) morning in Rome, Italy.

Lagat gave a kick of her lifetime passing her fellow Kenyan Judith Jurubet to cut the tape in 2:29.28 with Jerubet forced to settle in second place in 2:30.49.

Ethiopia’s Fantu Zewude Jifar closed the first three podium finishes in 2:32.01