The Eritrean athlete surpassed the 2010 winner and main favorite of the race, the Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie
Multiple Half-marathon world champion Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea won the 56th Sao Silvestre Race in Luanda, Angola, that was held this Saturday.
He clocked new course record 27:44 ahead of the Ethiopian pack.
Zersenay Tadese said it was difficult to win the trophy, given the quality of his opponents.
The prime favorite and winner of the 2010 race was the legendary Haile Gebreslassie of Ethiopia who, however, forced to finnish a humiliating fifth in just 28:08 Continue reading