BREAKING: History repeats itself as Kiptum emerges triumphant as Access Bank Lagos City Marathon!

Abraham Kiptum

They said they would and they did not lie! Kenyan athlete Abraham Kiptum has emerged this year’s overall winner for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon!

In a turn up for the books, Ilya Pam Mwanta is the first Nigerian to cross the line, beating Sharubutu who was last year’s winner.

Ilya Pam Mwanta - Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Nigerian Winner

Similarly, Philibus Sharubutu is the SECOND Nigerian to cross the finish line.

It is reported that there were close to 50,000 athletes, including elite athletes from 4 continents, the physically-challenged, proud Nigerians and Lagosians participating in the 2017 #AccessBankLagosCityMarathon!


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