Sintayehu Legese from Ethiopia has emerged winner of the Lagos city marathon held on Saturday, February 2.
The Ethopia finished ahead of favourite Joshua K from Kenya to claim the grand prize of $50,000.
Sintayehu Legese finished with a time of 2:17:20. Joshua Kipkorir came second as he finished 55 seconds later than the winner.
It was a clean sweep for the East African nations as Kenya’s Joshua K finished in second place to go home $40,000 while another Kenyan went home with $30,000.