Eritrean teenager claims first championships gold

BEIJING- Eritrean teenager Ghirmay Ghebreslassie claimed the first gold of the athletics world championships in Beijing when he sprinted away for a comfortable victory in the men’s marathon. The 19-year-old took the lead from Lesotho’s Tsepo Ramonene Mathibelle at the 36km mark and saw off pressure from Ethiopian Yemane Tsegay for a memorable win at […]

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