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Sunday, September 27, 2020

KENYANS DOMINATE FIRST BANJUL INTERNATIONAL MARATHON

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Runners from Kenya picked the coveted gold medals in the male and female 42-Kilometer race in the first edition of the Banjul international marathon yesterday. The male winner was Titus Tuwu while the female gold medal went to Mercy Jeum Too.
The run which started at Senegambia, sneaked through Brusubi, Airport road and Pipeline before ending at the Arch via Mile 7.
Over 200 athletes took part in the event, which also included a half marathon, a 10 and 5 kilometers as well as 4 kilometer walk for health race. The event is organized d by the United Front, a private group of Gambians sponsored by Royal Air Maroc, GTBoard.
Africell, Sand Beach Hotel and Resort, Best Water.
Banjul Breweries, Atlas Oil, MoYS, KMC, BCC, Brikama Area Council, GCAA and KMF.

Results

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42KM
Male
Titus Tuwu
Samba Bah- Gambian
Lebage Sanneh- Gambian

Female
Mercy Jeum Too- Kenya
Scola Jepkimoi Kiptoo- Kenyan
Binta Darboe – Gambian

Half marathon
Male.
Charles Kipkorir Kipsang- Kenya
Samba Bah- Gambia
Christiano Mendy- Gambian

Female
Anaming Maheza-Togolese.
Nyima Camara- Gambian
Mam J. Touray- Gambian

10Km
Male
Samperr Gomez – Gambian
Lamin Joof
Mustapha Jatta

Female
Binta Jaiteh. Gambian
Mam Jarra Drammeh
Nyimasata Jadama
5 KM
Male
Edrissa Marong-Gambian
Michale Jabang
Burama Badjie

Female
Haddy Ndong -Gambian
Isatou Nanko
Awa Saye

4km Walk
Male
Modou ES Kolley . GAF
Adama Jatta- Gaf
Momodou Gassama – WHO

Female
Shona Joof Jobarteh- Gambian
Marima Conteh
Yaisay Jawara Samba

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