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Location: Shanghai , , China
Post Date: Nov 19, 2018 3:52 AM
TAG ID: ichphotos442484
Format: 2120 x 3184 Color JPEG
Credit: Imagine China/Newscom
Keywords: China, Chinese, Shanghai, contestant, Marathon, run
Release Status: No Model Release, No Property Release
Caption:
Contestants take part in the 2018 Shanghai International Marathon in Shanghai, China, 18 November 2018. Ethiopia��s Yebrgual Melese reduced the women��s course record by more than a minute at the Shanghai International Marathon on Sunday (18), while compatriot Abdiwak Tura took the men��s title following a breath-taking home stretch battle, securing the first Ethiopian double in the 19-year history of the IAAF Gold Label event. Running in cold and drizzly conditions with temperatures ranging from 10 to 12 degrees, Melese built up a comfortable lead in the final five kilometres to wrap up the win in 2:20:37, beating the course record of 2:21:52 set three years ago by compatriot Tigist Tufa.
 
Contestants take part in the 2018 Shanghai International Marathon in Shanghai, China, 18 November 2018. Ethiopia¡¯s Yebrgual Melese reduced the women¡¯s course record by more than a minute at the Shanghai International Marathon on Sunday (18), while compatriot Abdiwak Tura took the men¡¯s title following a breath-taking home stretch battle, securing the first Ethiopian double in the 19-year history of the IAAF Gold Label event. Running in cold and drizzly conditions with temperatures ranging from 10 to 12 degrees, Melese built up a comfortable lead in the final five kilometres to wrap up the win in 2:20:37, beating the course record of 2:21:52 set three years ago by compatriot Tigist Tufa.
 
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