Ethiopian Assefa wins Mumbai Marathon
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Last Updated: Sunday, January 16, 2011, 11:57
Mumbai: Ethiopia's Girima Assefa Sunday won the 42-km full run at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011. He reached the finish line in two hours, nine minutes and 57 seconds.

"I am happy to have won. I will come back to Mumbai again to participate in the marathon next year," the 24-year-old athlete said.

Born in Shoa province of Ethiopia, Assefa first participated in a 20-km run in Paris in 2003 and has participated in more than 30 such runs and marathons since then.


First Published: Sunday, January 16, 2011, 11:57

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