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Mary Ngugi wins Roma-Ostia Half Marathon

Mary Ngugi headlines RomaOstia Half Marathon

Former world half marathon silver medallist, Mary Wacera Ngugi lived to the race expectations at the 49th edition of the Roma-Ostia Half Marathon held on Sunday (03) in Rome, Italy.

The 35 year-old who is also the 2021 Boston Marathon silver medallist, and came to this race with a life time best of 1:06.29 that she got eight years ago at the Houston Half Marathon, took the top honors in a time of 1:07.38 and was followed by Ethiopia’s Mulat Tekle Godu who came home in second place in a time of 1:07.41 with Caroline Korir sealing the podium three finishes in 1:09.01.

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  • John Vaselyne

    John Vaselyne is the founder of Athletics News. Africa’s only Independent Athletics News website. He has covered World U18 and U20 Championships, World Cross Country Championships, Four Continental Tour Gold Series, Wanda Diamond League. He has passion for the Sport and has over seven years experience in this area of sport. He is also the Leading Athletics Pundit in the Country, having been hosted in ALL leading TV stations in Kenya

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