Nigerian Couple Emerge The First Nigerians To Complete The Lagos City Marathon.

Emmanuel Gyang an Athlete from Plateau State, and his wife, Deborah Pam, emerged as the first Nigerians to complete the 42 Kilometers race at the 2020 Lagos City Marathon.

According to the PUNCH, Gyang who was the fist male Nigerian, to reach the finish line as the 33rd overall with a time of 2:25.30secs.

Pam was the first female Nigerian to get to finish in her category, finishing 14th overall with a time of 2:45.17secs.

The couple had exactly three weeks after their wedding emerged the first Nigerian finishers in their respective categories at the seventh edition of the Okpekpe 10km International Road Race. Popularly referred to as Nigeria’s No.1 long-distance couple, Gyan and Pam got married in May 2019.

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