For the third time in a row, foreigners have emerged victorious in the Lagos City Marathon 42km race, finishing top to dominate and cart away with the first to third positions prizes in the male and female categories respectively.
For the male category, Frenchman Abraham Kiprotich came first, the Kenyan born 32-year-old finished in a time of 2:13:04, while his compatriot, Kiboss Ronny came second with the time of 2:13:26, while Victor Benjamin came third position with the time of 2:13:29.
For the females category, Ayelu Hordofa from Kenya emerged first with a time of 2:35:17, while her compatriots Herpha Guta came second with 2:38:25 and Girma Getachew third with 2:38:36.
In the indigenous category, Ilya Pam won for the second time running while his closest rival and 2016 maiden edition winner Sharabutu Philibus came second.
Williams Kefas, however, came third in the long distance race.