Israel’s three marathon runners completed the men’s marathon on Sunday afternoon.

Of the 155 runners who took part, Marhu Teferi, the national half-marathon champion, was the fastest of the three Israelis, finishing in 74th place, in a time of 2:21:06, 12.22 behind the winner, 

Tesama Moogas was taking part in just his second competitive marathon, having focused on the 5,000 and 10,000m events earlier in his career, and finished in 121st place, in a time of 2:30:30, 21:46 over, while Ageze Guadie, who secured his place in the race by nine seconds, finished in 122nd place place, in a time of 2:30:45, 22:01 behind.

The race was won by Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge in 2:08:44.

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