Prior to last weekend, few had heard of Mekuant Ayenew of Ethiopia. The 29-year old had run 21 marathons and never run faster than 2:09:00. Well last week, he ditched his customary adidas shoes and put on a pair of the Vaporflys. Guess what happened?
A 2:04:50 world leading at the Zürich Maratón in Seville Spain.
Race Results Weekly says in its race report that he is unsponsored.