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Winner of Cleveland Marathon announced following controversial finish

Posted: 1:17 PM, May 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-22 19:49:54Z

Daniel Mesfun has officially been named the winner of the Rite Aid 2018 Cleveland Marathon.

The race came under review after marathon officials said they were looking into whether Mesfun broke any rules for having his shirt on over his bib.

Some of the other runners claim they didn't know Mesfun, who clocked in at 2:16:33, was running the full marathon because they couldn't see his bib. 

Runners from the marathon, half marathon and other races all competed at the same time, which caused the confusion.

Marathon officials announced the decision on Tuesday. Mesfun claimed a $6,000 purse for his victory, including a bonus for finishing in under two hours and twenty minutes.