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Tshepo Mathibelle wins Soweto Marathon

The long-distance runner from Lesotho came in at a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes and 41 seconds.

Picture: Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - Tshepo Mathibelle has claimed victory in this year's 42-kilometre Soweto Marathon.

The long-distance runner from Lesotho came in at a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes and 41 seconds.

Over 20,000 runners registered for this year's 42.2-kilometre race.

Sintayehu Legese Yineso came in second place and Ntsindiso Mphakathi took the third place.

Meanwhile, there are several road restrictions for due to the marathon.

Roads affected include the Soweto Highway, Immink as well as Kumalo Street approaching Vilakazi Street and there are heavy delays around FNB Stadium.

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