Paris Marathon LIVE on Universal Sports

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PARIS — Watch three-time Olympic gold medalist Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia will make his marathon debut at the Paris Marathon LIVE Sunday, with live streaming action starting at at 2:30 AM ET.

Watch Live Streaming on Universal Sports

Bekele, who has been training to run greater distances, beat long distance rival Mo Farah in a dramatic sprint finish by just a second in the Great North Run half marathon in September.

The Ethiopian long distance super star, who holds the world record in both the 5,000m and 10,000m, is set to face a strong group of elite runners with fellow Ethiopian, Abdullah Shami, being the fastest man in the field heading into the race.

Meanwhile, Behailu Ketema (ETH) and Mule Wasihun (ETH) will also be making their marathon debuts.

Abdullah Shami (ETH) 2:05:42
Mark Kiptoo (KEN) 2:06:16
Getachew Negari Terfa (ETH) 2:07:32
Limenih Getachew (ETH) 2:07:35
Gezahagn Girma (ETH) 2:07:41
Luka Kanda (KEN) 2:08:04
Gideon Kipketer (KEN) 2:08:14
Mike Kigen (KEN) 2:08:24
Simon Munyutu (FRA) 2:09:24
Gregoriy Andreyev (RUS) 2:10:25
Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) debut
Behailu Ketema (ETH) debut
Mule Wasihun (ETH) debut

Valentine Kipketer (KEN) 2:23:05
Flomena Cheyech (KEN) 2:24:34
Meskerem Assefa (ETH) 2:25:17
Martha Komu (FRA) 2:25:33
Zemzem Ahmed (ETH) 2:27:12
Sarah Chepchirchir (KEN) debut


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