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Athletics – Gabon: Eritrean Amare Samsom wins the Run in Masuku 2022

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Sunday, 18 September 2022

Athletics – Gabon: Eritrean Amare Samsom wins the Run in Masuku 2022

© Illustration photo/Eritrean Amare Samsom (middle) winner of the 3rd edition of the Run in Masuka 2022 posing for posterity on September 17 in Franceville with the Gabonese Minister of Sports, Franck Nguema (right) and Leod Paul Batolo, CEO of Comilog

The Eritrean Amare Samsom won the 3rd edition of the 10 km of Franceville on Saturday in Franceville in the South-East of Gabon, ahead of his main challengers the Ethiopian, Dida Gemechu and the Kenyan Biwott Bernard.

The Eritrean athlete crossed the finish line in 29 minutes 55 seconds.

His main opponents, also professional runners, the Ethiopian, Dida Gemechu and the Kenyan Biwott Bernard, respectively arrived in 30 minutes 10 seconds (2nd) and 30 minutes 52 seconds (3rd).

Among the women, the Ethiopian Dessie Anchilanu won ahead of her compatriot, Samuel Alemaz, winner of the 10 km of Port-Gentil 2022 to win this 3rd edition of the Run in Masuku with a time of 34 minutes 24 seconds.

Her direct competitors, the Kenyans, Cherono Eva and Chebet Miriam came in second and third position 34'49 and 34'57.

The best Gabonese athlete, Djessy Mouele Kodo was close to the professionals by placing 7th in the general classification with an excellent time of 34 minutes 10 seconds. He gained 04 minutes and 15 seconds compared to his previous performances.



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