Fresh from winning the national Cross country title ahead of world cross country championships in Bathurst, Australia, Sebastien Kimaru Sawe defeated Daniel Simiu Ebeyo to win the Night Bahrain Half marathon title held this evening in Bahrain.

Sawe, who will lead the kenyan team for the world Cross country championships set for February 18th clocked 58:57 for the title ahead of compatriot Simiu (59:04) and Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha completing the podium after timing 59:25.

In women, Ethiopian Tigist Assefa won the title in 67:40 beating Winfridah Moseti to second in 68:21 as Agnes Ngolo was third in 68:51.

leading results


  1. Tigist Assefa-67:40
  2. winfridah Moseti- 68:21
  3. Agnes Ngolo- 68:51
  4. Fetaw Zeray Bezabh-69:22
  5. Nelly Jepchumba- 69:46


  1. Sebastian Sawe 58:57
    2 Daniel Simiya Ebemyo :59:04
    3 Yomif Kejelcha :59:25
    4 Abraham Cheroben 1:00:19
    5 Vincent Ngetish 1:01:06

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