President Isaias Afwerki met and congratulated athlete Ghirmai Ghebreslasie in the morning hours Today for his victory at the 46th New York City Marathon.
President Isaias said that the people and the country are proud of the victory athlete Ghirmai registered and wished him more success in future competitions.
The Commissioner of Culture and Sports, Ambassador Zemede Tekle explained that more Eritrean athletes are emerging victorious and are keeping the momentum that has already been set. He also said that the support athletes are receiving from the people and Government have significantly contributed in their success. Continue reading President Isaias Congratulates Athlete Ghirmay→
The last two winners of the London Marathon, Kenyan Wilson Kipsang and Eliud Kipchoge, will be challenged to defend their previous titles by Eritrea’s teenage hero Ghirmay Ghebreslassie during this years Virgin Money London Marathon in April.
Eritrean athletes were accorded heroes’ welcome on arrival today in Asmara following their shinning victory at the 15th Beijing Athletics World Championship conducted from 22 to 30 August.
Residents of Asmara and its environs turned out in thousands to give moving welcome to the victorious athletes. The welcoming ceremony took place from Asmara International Airport to Bahti-Meskerem Square. The parade included the Marching band, along with nationals lining on the pavements chanting and singing. The ceremony was broadcast live on ERI-TV and the national radio. Continue reading Asmara Welcomes Athletes Home from Beijing→
During these great times in sports achievements for the State of Eritrea we have all been immersed by the excitement that seems to have taken us away by storm. However, It is also important to correct information that is disseminated by the media or even the organizations that are not familiar with Eritrea. It is, therefore, our duty as citizens and ambassadors of Eritrea to keep an eye and inform those who have made an honest mistake. Continue reading Wrong Information on Eritrean Athletes Must be Corrected→
After winning gold in the first event of the world championships — men’s marathon champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie took time out from his busy schedule to spend the day taking in what the Chinese capital has to offer. CCTV reporter Mike Fox gave him a guided tour of one of the world’s most famous cities.