26th Egyptian Marathon kicks off in Luxor city
Friday، 11 January 2019 - 03:07 PM
The 26th edition of the Egyptian Marathon kicked off on Friday 11/01/2019 at Luxor City's Hatshepsut Temple.
Nearly 200 runners from 38 countries are participating in this year's marathon.
The Marathon is an international event. It is the only A I M S (Association of international Marathons and Road Races) certified Marathon in the country.
The Marathon was honored by the presence of the French runner Alan Mimoum, winner of the 1956 Olympic Gold Medal, the German runner Ceirpinski , winner of the 1976 1980 Olympic Gold Medal, the German runner Roland Winkler, winner of the 1970 &1972 (championship), the Italian runner Gelindo Bordin, winner of the Olympic Gold Medal, and Nakayama, the Japanese runner.