October 17, 2021The Ethiopian Tola Abdera Adisa won the Rome-Ostia half marathon with a time of 59 '54 ", beating the Italian Daniele Meucci, who finished second in an hour and 11".
Third was the Kenyan Max Mathanga Mbuleli, 6 seconds behind Meucci.
Among the women, the Kenyan Joyce Tele won in an hour 6 '35 "over her compatriot Betty Kibet Chepkemoi, who finished two seconds behind the sprint. In fifth place the first of the Italians, Rebecca Lonedo.
"A splendid race for Daniele Meucci - underlines Fidal in a note - who conquers second place with an excellent time of 1h00: 11 after having raced in the leading group before being detached only in the final by the Ethiopian Adisa Tola. Excellent his performance, almost a minute lower than the 1h01: 06 staff set in 2013, while the Italian record belongs to Eyob Faniel (1h00: 07 last February) ".
There were over five thousand participants in the 46th edition of the Roma Osta half marathon, resumed today after more than two years of hiatus.