Feyisa Lelisa won the 2009 Dublin City Marathon on Monday win a time of 2:09:12, the first man from his country to win the race in the Irish capital.

Russia’s Alexsey Sokolov who set the course record two years ago, came in second place in a time of 2:10:38 and Kenya’s Noah Serem was third , coming home in 2:11:14.

The women’s race was won by Ukranian Kateryna Stetsenko in a time of 2.32.45. She beat out Namibia’s Helalia Johannes (2:33:26) and Ethiopia’s Tiki Gelana (2.33.49).