During the 6th edition of the marathon race on Saturday morning , Dinke was the first woman to cross the finish line at a record-breaking 2 hours 32 minutes and 16 seconds.
She claim the grand prize of $30,000, followed by Kenya’s Celestine Chepchirchir and Ethiopia’s Desta Muluneh, who finished second and third respectively and will go home with $20,000 and $15,000, respectively.
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#LagosCityMarathon Meseret Dinke of Ethiopia is the women's champion of the 2021 Lagos City Marathon.
Second position for the women is Celestine Jepchirchir of kenya, while in third place is Desta Muluneh of Ethiopia pic.twitter.com/0GPb4QwvW3
— TVC News (@tvcnewsng) April 10, 2021
KanyiDaily had earlier reported that Kenyan runner, Emmanuel Naibei won the male category of 2021 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.