Mazuronak Defies Nosebleed, Navigation Problems To Win European Marathon Title
Muhammad Rameez 2 months ago Sun 12th August 2018 | 07:42 PM
Berlin, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 12th Aug, 2018 ) :Belarusian Volha Mazuronak overcame a nasty nosebleed and almost getting lost to win a thrilling women's marathon at the European athletics championships in Berlin on Sunday.
The former race walker suffered a nosebleed early in the race which left her with a blood-stained shirt, but managed to stem the flow and continue, only to nearly go the wrong way with only a kilometre to go.
Czech Eva Vrabcova Nyvltova, who is also a professional cross-country skier, finished third in a new national record of 2:31.31.
Belgian Koen Naert stormed to victory in the men's race, winning in a championship record of two hours, nine minutes and 51 seconds.