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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Marathon Controversy aired on RTE Liveline

As many of you will know, Freddy Sittuk was initially awarded the National Marathon title on Sunday at the Dublin Marathon. On Wednesday, the decision was overturned.

The whole controversy was aired today on the RTE Liveline radio programme.

Dublin Marathon
Kenyan Freddy Sittuk won the Irish National Marathon Championship on Sunday. But the title was awarded to Gary O'Hanlon, who finished behind him, because Freddy hadn't satisfied residency requirements.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

it's the right decision but should have been all sorted beforehand. Fred and Gary came across as really good guys. They have both have had their fair share of troubles in life and Freddy's story really puts our lives in perspective. Hope they all do well in the future.