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.