Police claim Sierra Leone marathon runner is still missing

Police have issued a correction after it emerged an athlete from Sierra Leone is still missing.

Police claim London Marathon runner is still missing

Mami Konneh Lahun is still missing despite earlier claims. Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police have issued a correction after it emerged an athlete from Sierra Leone is still missing.

Officers earlier said Mami Konneh Lahun had been found but it appears the runner is still missing.

The 24-year-old has not been seen since finishing this weekend's London Marathon and was due to fly home today.

Police apologised for creating the confusion.

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Sierra Leone athlete missing after London Marathon

Mami Konneh Lahun is from Sierra Leone Credit: Met Police

Police are looking to trace a female athlete who has not been seen since finishing this weekend's London Marathon in 20th place.

Mami Konneh Lahun, 24, from Sierra Leone had been staying at an address in Greenwich since arriving in the UK on April 7.

She was due to fly home later today but did not return to her temporary accommodation after yesterday's race.

Mami has no known links to the UK.