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Teklemariam Medhin Took Victory at the 33rd Cross Internacional de Italica

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The long-legged Eritrean, Teklemariam Medhin, beat the 10.8km event in Santiponce (Seville) after his commanding win at the Cross Internacional de San Sebastian last Sunday.

By IAAF,

ERITREA’s Teklemariam Medhin captured a brilliant victory at the 33rd Cross Internacional de Italica – the second Spanish leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series – on Sunday (18) held under gruelling conditions with rain, gusts of wind of up to 60km/h and underfoot mud in some areas of the circuit.

In doing so, world cross-country bronze medallist Medhin became the first Eritrean to win in Seville; even his illustrious training mate Zersenay Tadese could do no better than second place back in 2008. Continue reading Teklemariam Medhin Took Victory at the 33rd Cross Internacional de Italica