Belg Abdi secures second victory at Rotterdam Marathon, Nageeye takes third place
The Rotterdam Marathon
The Rotterdam Marathon is one of the biggest marathons in Europe, and attracts thousands of runners from all over the world. It’s a flat and fast course, which makes it perfect for runners looking to improve their personal best times. The 2021 edition of the marathon was held on October 24th, and featured some of the best runners in the world.
Belg Abdi, a 32-year-old runner from Belgium, secured his second victory at the Rotterdam Marathon with a time of 2:05:44. Abdi had previously won the marathon in 2018, and had finished in second place in 2019. This victory is a huge accomplishment for Abdi, and cements his status as one of the best long-distance runners in the world.
Second place went to Kenyan runner Shadrack Kimining Korir, who finished the marathon in 2:06:25. Korir is a seasoned marathon runner, and has won several marathons around the world. He put up a good fight against Abdi, but ultimately could not keep up with the Belgian’s pace.
Mohamed Ali Nageeye, a Dutch runner of Somali descent, took third place with a time of 2:06:59. Nageeye is a familiar face in the Rotterdam Marathon, and has finished in the top 3 several times in the past. He is a favorite among Dutch fans, and his strong finish in this year’s marathon will no doubt cement his status as a national hero.
Abdi’s victory was met with widespread praise from fans and fellow runners alike. Many took to social media to congratulate him on his impressive performance, with some calling him a “future legend of the sport”. Korir and Nageeye also received praise for their respective performances, with many fans noting the high level of competition in this year’s marathon.
Belg Abdi secured his second victory at the Rotterdam Marathon with a time of 2:05:44, cementing his status as one of the best long-distance runners in the world. Second place went to Kenyan runner Shadrack Kimining Korir, while third place went to Dutch runner Mohamed Ali Nageeye. The marathon was praised for its high level of competition, and fans took to social media to congratulate the winners. #NEWS