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Wanda continues backing of Chinese marathon event

Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group has renewed its title sponsorship of the Yellow River Estuary International Marathon, which takes place in the city of Dongying.

The new three-year deal covers the 2018 to 2020 editions of the event

The marathon is recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations as a Gold Label Road Race.

Wanda began sponsoring the race in 2010. Ethiopia’s Husen Muhammedahin Esmael and Letebrhan Haylay Gebreslasea won the 2017 men’s and women’s races, respectively, on May 7.