Ethiopian Tadese Tola wind Poland’s biggest running event
April 14, 2014
The Ethiopian Tadese Tola, bronze medallist at the last year’s World Championship in Moscow, won on Sunday the second Orlen Warsaw Marathon the biggest running event in Poland with the time of 02:06:55.
Some 20,000 runners from 40 countries took part in the 42,195-kilometre-long run. Henryk Szost, the fastest European at the Olympic Games in London, won the 84th Poland Men’s Marathon Championship held as part of the event with the time of 2:08.55.
There were a lot of famous names among the runners: Kenyan Levy Matebo Omari (his personal best 02:05:16) with great results in the marathons in Boston and Frankfurt, and Dmytro Baranovsky from Ukraine who came 7th in the last year's OWM and who has won numerous marathons in Japan (02:07:15), as well as Sisay Lemma Kasaye, the winner of last year’s event, who set his personal best result of 02:09:02 last year in Warsaw.