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Makau 2:06:08 and Superb Debut by Melkamu, by Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder: Meselech Melkamu, photo by PhotoR...

FRANKFURT (GER, Oct 28): World record holder Patrick Makau won the 31st BMW Frankfurt Marathon on a cool bright morning in German's financial centre. But the manner of his victory, in 2:06:08, was far from expected. On a clear, sunny morning, but with temperatures struggling to reach 2C (35F) by the midday finish, Makau never looked comfortable at the back of a leading group of a dozen. As that group diminished with successive surges, Makau dropped off the back several times, only to fight back into contention. But when Deressa Chimsa of Ethiopia shot away from the final quintet at 34k, leaving Makau 50 meters in arrears, another victory in Germany for the Kenyan looked a distant dream. But Makau isn't world record holder for nothing. He gradually reeled in the Ethiopian, took the lead at 39k, and opened up a winning margin close to three-quarters of a minute, coming home ...

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