Ethiopia’s Lemma wins males’s London Marathon

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LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Sisay Lemma received the boys’s London Marathon in a time of two hours 4 minutes and one second after breaking away from the main pack late within the race on Sunday.

Lemma, who completed on the rostrum final yr, crossed the road 27 seconds forward of Kenya’s Vincent Kipchuma with Mosinet Geremew third.

Defending champion Shura Kitata got here sixth.

Reporting by Hritika Sharma in Bengaluru, enhancing by Ed Osmond

Athletics - London Marathon - London, Britain - October 3, 2021 Spectators watch runners during the London Marathon as they run over Tower Bridge Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Athletics - London Marathon - London, Britain - October 3, 2021 Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma celebrates winning the elite men's race REUTERS/Matthew Childs

Athletics - London Marathon - London, Britain - October 3, 2021 Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma celebrates winning the elite men's race REUTERS/Matthew Childs