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Amdework Walalegn beats Kenneth Renju to claim the Copenhagen title

Ethiopia’s Amdework Walalegn beat his fierce rival Kenneth Renju from Kenya at the sixth edition of the Copenhagen Half Marathon that was held on Sunday (19) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Walalegn overpowered Renju with a fire kick at the finish line to cut the tape ahead of him in 59:10 with Renju crossing the line in two seconds later.

Daniel Mateiko from Kenya closed the first three podium finishes in 59:25.
Ethiopia’s Abe Tilahun and Zerei Kbro from Norway finished in fourth and fifth place in 59:46 and 1:00.07 respectively.

Three other Kenyans Enos Kakopil of 1:00.17,  Geoffrey Koech of 1:00.20 and Shadrack Kimining of1:01.12 finished in sixth, seventh and ninth place respectively.



  1. Amdework Walalegn  (ETH) 59:10
  2. Kenneth Renju             (KEN) 59:12
  3. Daniel Mateiko            (KEN)  59:25
  4. Abe Tilahun                  (ETH) 59:46
  5. Zerei Kbro                     (NOR) 60:07

Jemal Yimer wins Antrim Coast Half Marathon

Ethiopia’s Jemal Yimer is the new winner of the Antrim Coast Half Marathon that was held on Sunday (29) in Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The 2018 African 10000 Athletics Champion won the race 60:29 as he edged out Tesfahun Akalnew also from Ethiopia who crossed the line in second place a second later.

Kenya’s Shadrack Kimining closed the first podium three finishes in 60:31.

Marck Scott from Northern Ireland and Nigel Martin from England took the fourth and fifth place in 1:00.34 and 1:03.21 respectively

The race course record of 60:21 that was set by Mo Farah remained intact.