World Championship 2015

Report: men’s marathon – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

In the end it was the day of Ghirmay Ghebreslassie. The teenager won Eritrea’s first World Championships gold medal, taking the men’s marathon title on a day when more favoured runners wilted in the sun. Ghebreselassie is just 19 years old, turning 20 in November later in the year. His country is scarcely any older, …

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