Helalia Johannes wins gold in the marathon

Helalia Johannes wins gold in the marathon
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Gold Coast 2018

Namibia’s Helalia Johannes has won the women’s marathon at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.
She finished in 2:32:40. The 37-year-old is the first woman from Namibia to win a Commonwealth gold medal in athletics.
Namibia’s Lavinia Haitope ended seventh in 2:40:54 and Leena Ekandjo twelfth in 2:50:59.
Johannes won Namibia’s second gold medal at the 2018 games after boxer Jonas Junius Jonas won his division on Saturday.