British athlete wins Via Pontica cross-border marathon


Nathan Flear, Great Britain, is the winner of the Via Pontica cross-border marathon, which took place on Sunday along the Black Sea coastline of Bulgaria and Romania.

The British competitor covered the distance of 42 kms. along dirt roads in 3 hours, 17 minutes, 30 seconds. In the women’s 42 kms. victory went to Boryana Nikolcheva who clocked 4:01:02 hours. 

More than 200 competitors took part in this year’s 3rd edition of Via Pontica – the only Bulgaria-Romania cross-border marathon. 

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