Athletics: Ethiopians sweep Jerusalem Half Marathon

Naile Admasu is the overall men's winner, finishing 21.1-km route in 1 hour 9 minutes 24 seconds; Dagne Kalkidan wins the women's event.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 20, 2007 00:18
Athletics: Ethiopians sweep Jerusalem Half Marathon

Naile Admasu 298.88. (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)

Naile Admasu was the overall men's winner at the 15th Jerusalem Half Marathon that raced through the streets of the capital on Monday. Admasu, from Ethiopia, finished the 21.1-kilometer route in 1 hour 9 minutes 24 seconds. Asaf Bimro came in second overall and first among Israelis by crossing the finish line in 1:10:18. Dagne Kalkidan, also from Ethiopia, won the women's event in 1:19:12, followed 75 seconds later by Tiberias marathon winner Nili Abramski. Approximately 2,000 runners participated in the half marathon and a 10km race.


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