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Paris Marathon delayed again, until November 15

/ 08:20 PM July 06, 2020
Ethiopia Paris Marathon

FILE – Ethiopia’s Abrha Milaw (L) and Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka celebrate their victory in the men and women category during the podium ceremony of Paris Marathon on April 14, 2019. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

The Paris Marathon has been moved further back to November 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced on Monday.

The race had originally been rescheduled for October 18 from its traditional April date due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Last month, marathons in New York and Berlin set for later in the year were scrapped, while the races in London and Chicago remain on course for October 4 and October 11.

Ethiopa’s Abrha Milaw won last year’s men’s edition in Paris while his compatriot Gelete Burka clinched the women’s title.

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