2012 International semi marathon of Cotonou: “Cnosb” lauds participation rate
The Beninese national Olympic and sport committee, Cnosb has expressed admiration to the participation rate of the 4th edition of the semi marathon of Cotonou that kicks off this week end. According to the secretary general of the country’s athletics federation, Achile Aihou, the initial target (5000 athletes) is gradually being exceeded. He also expressed hope to see the semi marathon validated and registered at the international athletics federation (Iaaf).
The kick off of the semi marathon of Cotonou has been billed for Saturday April 14 at the Rene Pleven stadium for the juniors and at the hall for arts, leisure and sports for the seniors. Everything has been put in place by competent authorities to give the competition an international grandeur.