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2020 Lagos City Marathon: Norrie Williamson on what makes this year’s event one of the best

About 12 countries participated in the 2020 Lagos City Marathon organised by Access Bank. On the side-lines of the event, CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with Norrie Williamson, Technical Adviser for the race where he discussed what records were broken.

Athletes set new records at Access Bank’s 2020 Lagos City Marathon

Athletes set new records at this year’s Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. David Tumo, a Kenyan athlete, emerged winner at two hours, ten minutes, twenty-three seconds. That was seven minutes and three seconds faster than Ethiopia’s Sintayehu Legese's finishing time in 2019. Tumo was also 4 mins 41 seconds faster than Abraham Kiprotich’s record in 2018. Access bank’s Executive Director, Victor Etuokwu, and the Lagos State Governor. Bababjide Sanwo-Olu spoke to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 42 kilometer race.