Ethiopia: Ethiopians make clean sweep of Hyderabad 10−km Run

Yebrgual Melese of Ethiopia wins Hyderabad 10K

Ethiopian Mosinet Geremew and Yebrgual Melese won the men’s and women’s overall titles, respectively, in the 2012 edition of Hyderabad 10K Run at People’s Plaza here today.

Olympian Sudha Singh ran her personal best time of 35 minutes and 18 seconds to win the Indian women’s title and finish third overall, while Rattiram Saini emerged fastest among the Indian men, clocking 30.16, a time that helped him finish 8th overall.

Sudha scored her second consecutive win over arch-rival Kavita Raut, that too by a considerable margin this time, Kavita coming home in 36.01 and Monika Athrey taking third place in 37.21.

The Indian men’s race was closer, with Rattiram followed by G Laxmanan in 30.30 and Nitendra Singh Rawat in 30.54.

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