Samunnati wins Dublin Marathon in personal best time

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Samunnati Nataliya Lehonkova (34), a member of the Sri Chinmoy Centre from the Ukraine, recently won the elite women's race of the 2017 Dublin Marathon. Despite testing conditions, Samunnati posted a personal best time of 2.28.57 to take her second win in the Dublin marathon - this was the third fastest time for women that had ever been set in the vent.

Sammunati competed for the Ukraine in the Rio Olympics last year, and has also won marathons in Los Angeles, Belfast and Toulouse.

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Sammunati leading the race . Photo William Murphy CC SA

A record 20,000 runners completed the 2017 Dublin Marathon in a course that passed through important landmarks of Dublin including Fitzwilliam Street, Phoenix Park and finishing in Merrion Square.

Sammunati celebrating afterwards with other members of the Dublin Centre