PRAGUE (AP) — Almahjoub Dazza of Bahrain won the Prague international marathon on Sunday while Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel was the fastest woman in the race, clocking a record time.
Dazza pulled away from a group of four leading runners with about two kilometers to go to cross the finish line in 2 hours, 5 minutes and 58 seconds. It was the second fastest time in the history of the race.
Dawit Wolde was second in 2:06:18, five seconds ahead of another Ethiopian runner Aychew Bantie.
Salpeter left behind the rest of the field 10 kilometers into the race and ran alone to finish in 2:19:46, a new race record and her personal best.