Rome - Ethiopia's Tebalu Zawude Heyi won the Rome marathon on Sunday ahead
of compatriots Tesfa Wokneth and Yihunilign Adane as the east African
athletics power-house swept both the men's and women's events.
Zawude Heyi clocked 2hr 8min 37sec around the Italian capital with
Wokneth just behind in 2hr 9min 17sec and Yihunilign Adane timing 2hr
Ethiopia also topped the women's race with Alemu Megertu setting a
new course record of 2hr 22min 52sec ahead of countrywomen Muluhabt
Tsega (2.26:41) and Chaltu Negesse (2.30:45).