In what will come across as a rather shocking development, a participant has reportedly run mad at the 2019 Lagos City marathon.The man reportedly ran mad It was pure confusion that took place today at the 2019 Lagos City Marathon when one of the participants went ‘mad’.
The incident reportedly caused a serious stir at the event when the athlete started displaying signs of insanity. Local reports show that the man could be heard saying: “I’m the most powerful man,” while trying to attack the medical personnel attending to him. He was later calmed down by some injections, before being taken away in an ambulance.
Watch a video of the man below:
Ethiopians Suntayahu Legese and Dinke Meseret have emerged winners of the male and female events of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Legese triumphed in a time of 02:17:28hrs ahead of Kenyans Joshua Kipkorir (02:18:16hrs) and William Yegon (02:19:04hrs), who placed second and third respectively at the IAAF-sanctioned event. Nigerian Sunday Manasa, who ended the race in sixth place in 02:21:11hrs, was the country’s best male performer.
In the female event, Ethiopians Alemnesh Herepa (02:49:05hrs) and Kebena Chala (02:49:09hrs) were second and third respectively behind Meseret, to ensure a clean sweep for the East Africans.
Meseret was champion in 02:48:02hrs.
Sixth-place Deborah Pam (02:52:59hrs) was Nigeria’s best performer in the female event.