A Yorkshireman overtook Sir Mo Farah to finish sixth in today’s London Marathon. and become the first British man to finish the London Marathon on his first appearance in the race.
The 25-year-old athlete finished ahead of Leeds City AC clubmate Phil Sesemann who came eighth in the race today. He attended Bradford Grammar School where he was a cross-country runner.
Emile Cairess, from Bradford mill village, Saltaire finished sixth with a time of 2:08:07 in the elite men’s field of the London Marathon and in doing so became the third-fastest British man in the history of the race.
Emile Cairess has been making waves for a while now winning the bronze medal in the 10,000 metres at the 2019 European Under-23 Championships, a silver at the men’s 2022 European Cross Country Championships, and the European record holder for the road 10-mile.
What’s even more impressive about the young athlete is at the
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