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Ethiopians sweep Houston Marathon, half marathon

Updated: January 13, 2013, 2:57 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Ethiopian runners withstood heavy rain Sunday to dominate the Houston Marathon and half marathon.

Bazu Worku and Merima Mohammed gave the nation a sweep of the men's and women's divisions of the marathon.

This was Worku's first marathon title. He finished in 2 hours, 10 minutes, 17 seconds and won by more than two minutes. Mohammed was timed in 2:23:37 on a day when temperatures were in the 40s.

"The weather was very bad, and we had troubles with puddles," Worku said ...

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