Just In: Ethiopia’s Yehualaw Break’s World Half Marathon Record




By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw running a remarkable 1:03:44 broke  the world half marathon record held at the  Antrim Coast Half Marathon.

She  broke he record in the race at the  World Athletics Label Road Race, in Larne, Northern Ireland today  Sunday .

Yehualaw  is now the  first woman to break 64 minutes for the half marathon.

She told journalists on Sunday “This was a dream come true for me,” .“At the World Half Marathon Championships I was trying to win gold but it didn’t happen. But today I’m so happy.” She said.


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