Peruvian athletes Raúl Pacheco and Gladys Tejeda won their respective categories in the Mexico City Marathon [es].
Pacheco won the male category, crossing the finish line with a time of 2:16,53 hours. Meanwhile, the 2:37,32 time achieved by Tejeda gave her the first place in the female category.
Peruvian sports newspaper Depor.pe (@deporpe) [es] announced the news on Twitter:
Atletas peruanos acabaron con la hegemonía africana en la Maratón de México. http://t.co/KIUTACBeVI
— Depor.pe (@deporpe) August 25, 2013
Peruvian athletes put an end to African predominance in the Mexico City Marathon.