Ayele Abshero targets another course record at Dubai Marathon

Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero is the latest high-profile name to confirm participation in the 2016 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. The 25-year-old former champion returns to the event, four years after clocking a course record in the Emirate. Abshero joins a powerful men’s line-up in the world’s richest marathon, which gets underway on January 22. Tough competition awaits the runners, as they look to secure national team selection for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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