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Nazret Weldu Ghebrehiwet of Eritrea, took first place in the women's division at the 2022 Daegu International Marathon.

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Sunday, 03 April 2022

Sifera Tamru Aredo and Nazareth Weldu Ghebrehiwet wins Daegu International Marathon

Issue Date 2022-04-03 16:58:41


The '2022 Daegu International Marathon' was held on the morning of the 3rd at the Athletics Promotion Center in Suseong-gu, Daegu. Shifera Tamru Aredo (Ethiopia, left), who participated in the men's division, and Nazret Weldou Ghebrechwet (Eritrea) of the women's division, took the men's and women's championships, respectively.


  Nazareth Weldou Ghebrechwet crosses the finish line at the Daegu International Marathon in Daegu  = Yonhap News

After the pandemic, the first foreign runners ran at the Daegu Marathon



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The Daegu International Marathon 2022 elite event was
completed on the morning of the 3rd in the Daegu Stadium


The elite marathon event invited by foreign athletes, which was suspended after the spread of the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19), was held in Daegu on the 3rd with great success. With the motto of being carbon neutral, eco-friendly souvenirs such as a T-shirt made of Regen fabric, a polyester fiber recycled from plastic bottles, and a soap finish medal, were provided, attracting attention.

According to the city of Daegu, the elite event of the 2022 Daegu International Marathon was held face-to-face at Daegu Stadium in Suseong-gu, Daegu on the morning of the 3rd. It is the first marathon event inviting foreign athletes to be suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year's Daegu International Marathon is being held face-to-face and non-face-to-face with over 11,000 participants from the 25th of last month to the 30th of this month.


Ethiopia's Shephira Aredo won the men's first place in the elite event of the 2022 Daegu International Marathon.


About 150 elite athletes, including 37 from 10 countries, participated in the event, and Ethiopia's Shephira Aredo took the men's championship with a record of 2:06:28. In second place, Kenya's Dixon Chumba, who was predicted to be a strong contender for the championship with a record of 2 hours and 4 minutes overseas, was runner-up with 2 hours 7 minutes 10 seconds, 42 seconds behind Aredo. Morocco's Hamra Sari (2 hours 7 minutes 14 seconds) took third place.

Nazareth Weldou Gebrechwet of Eritrea, who took first place in the women's division at the 2022 Daegu International Marathon.

In the women's division, Eritrean national Nazareth Weldou Ghebrechwet won the championship with a record time of 2:21:56.

In this tournament, the elite match will be played face-to-face on this day, the Masters face-to-face match will be held on the half course for 9 days, the 10km course for 10 days, and the Masters non-face-to-face match will be held from the 25th of last month to the 30th of this month. Plogging means picking up trash while running to protect health and the environment.

Nearly 2,000 people are participating in the blogging event, as local elementary, middle and high school students can be recognized for 4 hours of volunteer work.

Athletes from home and abroad are sprinting in the elite event of the 2022 Daegu International Marathon. Provided by Daegu City

Reporter Jeong Gwang-jin kjcheong@hankookilbo.com



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