It was a unique exuberant victory celebration at the finish of the race over 16.093 kilometers at the Guisan Square. Around 50 young exiled Eritreans had stormed into the target area after Ghirma Ghebreslassie was nimble been run as a superior and Winner. The fans raised their exceptional talents into the air and set to a loud, long and colorful victory dance to.
“That was an incredible reception,” Ghebreslassie said, was that “much more impressive than the World Championship marathon in Beijing” as. Not surprising that he therefore by “a home race” said.