Hicham, Angela scoop top prizes in Bangabandhu Marathon | The Daily Star
04:52 PM, January 10, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:15 PM, January 10, 2021

Hicham, Angela scoop top prizes in Bangabandhu Marathon

Hicham Laqouahi of Morocco won the men's elite competition of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon while Kenya's at the Angela Jemesunde Tanui won the women's category in the same event.

Hicham took two hours 10 minutes and 40 seconds to finish his run while Angela took 2 hours 29 minutes four seconds to finish the marathon, running 42.195 kilometres from the Army Stadium to Hatirjheel.

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Meanwhile, Edwin Kiprov of Kenya won the men's half-marathon at 1 hour four minutes and 11 seconds and his compatriot Nowm Zebeth won the women's category in 1 hour 14 minutes 42 seconds. The length of the half-marathon was 21.097 kilometres. 

More than 200 long-distance runners from 15 countries including Bangladesh took part in the event.

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