Just In: Ethiopia’s Geleta Ulfata wins 2022 Lagos City Marathon

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Ulfata Deresa of Ethiopia has emerged winner of the 2022 Lagos City Marathon sponsored by Access Bank on Saturday.

Deresa claimed the price of $30,000 after running the 42km race in two hours 11 minutes and 54 seconds.

The first runner-up, David Barmasai, finished the 42Km race in two hours, 13 minutes and 33 seconds and received a cheque of $20,000.

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The marathon started at the National Stadium in Surulere and went all the way to the Eko Atlantic City along the Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island.

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For the 10km runners, their race started from Lekki Phase I up to the finishing point at Eko Atlantic City.