Othmane El Goumri from Morocco has won the 2019 Dublin City Marathon in a record-breaking time of 2:08:06.

Ireland's Stephen Scullion was crowned Irish champion, the Clonliffe Harriers man finishing the race in second place in a personal best time of 2:12:01.

Mengistu Zelalem finished third in 2:12:05 and Ethiopian compatriot Asefa Bekele came home less than a minute later in fourth place in a time of 2:13:02.

Raheny Shamrock runner Mick Clohisey finished sixth in this year's race in a time of 2:13:19, while Irish trio Hugh Armstrong, Dean Parnell and Sean Hehir all secured top ten placings, finishing eighth, ninth and tenth respectively  

The winner, El Goumri, served a two-year ban in 2016 for irregularities in his biological passport.

Motu Gedefa won the women's race in a time of 2:27:48 with compatriots making up the top four placings in this year's race.

Aoife Cooke was the best of the Irish women, finishing eighth in a time of 2:32:34, while Letterkenny's Ann-Marie McGlynn was ninth, twenty seconds behind the Youghal athlete.

Kildare's Patrick Monaghan won the wheelchair category race, breaking 1hr 40mins to secure the victory.

More to follow...