Barsoton rule Kalkata 25km

Former Africa cross country champion Leonard Barsoton won the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K Race  Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone broke the course records.

The former Africa Athletics 10,000m silver medalist finished the 25km race 73:05 ahead of Ethiopia’s Betesfa Getahun (1:13:33) and compatriot Bayelign Yegsaw (1:13:36).

In the women’s race, Guteni ran with a course record when she cut the tape 1:22:09. The silver and bronze went to Desi Jisa (1:23:32) and Tejitu Daba (1:24:32) respectively.

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