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Ömer Alkanoğlu and Marinela Nineva won the Varna marathon

This year the Varna Marathon has a record number of participants - over 760 people have signed up. There were competitors from Great Britain, Germany and Romania.
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Ömer Alkanoğlu from Turkey triumphed in the Marathon of Varna in the classic distance of 42.195 km with a time of 2.28:02.

In the ladies' race, the national team runner Marinela Nineva won, crossing the finish line in the port city of Varna with a time of 2.44:26.

In the men's and women's overall standings, she finished in 6th position with a personal best.


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