Turkish Airlines Supports Eurasia Marathon

The Istanbul Eurasia Marathon was run for the 32nd time on October 17.

Some 8,000 athletes Turkish and foreign took part in the event, for which Turkish Airlines was Transportation Sponsor. Among the men, Kenyan Vincent Kiplagat was first with a time of 2.10.39, Ethiopian Dereje Yadete Woldegiortis second with 2.11.53 and another Ethiopian, Girma Assefa, third with 2.13.37. The Ethiopian athletes left their mark on the women’s marathon as well, taking all top three places, Ashu Kas›m with a time of 2.27.25, Alemitu Abera with 2.27 54, and Amane Gobena with 2.32 28. Ethiopia garnered eight medals and Kenya three in the men’s and women’s 15-kilometer marathon.