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Zersenay Joins Elite World Half Marathon Field

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Half Marathon record holder Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea has joined Britain’s Mo Farah and Kenya’s reigning champion Geoffrey Kamworor in an elite field for the world championships in Cardiff on March 26.

By Alan Baldwin | for Reuters,

Half Marathon record holder Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea has joined Britain’s Mo Farah and Kenya’s reigning champion Geoffrey Kamworor in an elite field for the world championships in Cardiff on March 26.

Tadese, 34, has held the record of 58 minutes 23 seconds since March 2010 and will be chasing his 14th world Half Marathon championship medal in a career haul that includes six golds. Continue reading Zersenay Joins Elite World Half Marathon Field

Eritrean Teenage Ghebreslassie Makes History in Beijing

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie makes marathon history in Beijing by securing Eritrea’s first ever World Championship gold medal at the age of only 19.

By Diego Sampaolo | for the IAAF,

Sixteen years after Haile Gebrselassie made history by becoming the first runner to win four world titles in the 10,000m, his near-namesake Ghirmay Ghebreslassie was in the spotlight in the opening competition of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

The 19-year-old created his own piece of athletics history by becoming the youngest ever winner of a road event at the IAAF World Championships and the first Eritrean athlete to win a gold medal at the championships. Continue reading Eritrean Teenage Ghebreslassie Makes History in Beijing

ኤርትራ እትሳተፎ ሻምፕዮን ኣትለቲክስ ዓለም መጋረጃኡ ቀዳም ክቕንጠጥ’ዩ

ጽባሕ ቀዳም መበል 15 ውድድር ሻምፕዮን ኣትለቲክስ ዓለም መጋረጃኡ ኣብ በይጂንግ ቻይና ክቕንጥጥ እዩ። ሃገራዊት ጋንታ ኤርትራ ንኣስታት ክልተ ኣዋርሕ ብሓባር ተጠርኒፋ ነዚ ውድድር ኣብ ምድላዋት እያ ጸኒሓ። ንኣትለታትና ድማ ዓወት ንምነየሎም።

ተስፋልደት መብራህቱ

ባሕ ቀዳም መበል 15 ውድድር ሻምፕዮን ኣትለቲክስ ዓለም መጋረጃኡ ክቕንጥጥ እዩ። ሃገራዊት ጋንታ ኣትለቲክስ ኤርትራ 18 ነሓሰ ሰዓት 4፡00 ወጋሕታ ናብ በይጂንግ ቻይና ኣምሪሓ። ኣብ ቀዳማይ ጉጅለ ጉዕዞኣ፡ ንኣሰልጣኒ ኢሰያስ ኣሰፋው፡ ኣትለታት ማራቶን በራኺ በየነ፡ ግርማይ ገብረሰላሰን ኣማኑኤል መሰልን፡ ኣብ ውድድር 10,000 ሜትሮ ዝሳተፉ ኣትለታት ተኽለማርያም መድሕን፡ ንጉሰ ኣምለሶምን ኣብራር ዑስማንን ዝሓቖፈት እያ።

ሃገራዊት ጋንታና ንኣስታት ክልተ ኣዋርሕ ብሓባር ተጠርኒፋ ነዚ ውድድር ኣብ ምድላዋት እያ ጸኒሓ። ይኹን እምበር ኣትለታትና፡ ካይሮ ይኹን በይጂንግ ኣብ ዝበጽሑሉ የእጋሮም ካብ ምስሓል ኣየዕረፉን።  Continue reading ኤርትራ እትሳተፎ ሻምፕዮን ኣትለቲክስ ዓለም መጋረጃኡ ቀዳም ክቕንጠጥ’ዩ

Eritrean National Team Leaves for Beijing World Championships

Eritrean national team leaves for China for Beijing Worlds 2015 Championships. (Photo: National team at the 2014 World Half Marathon Championship in Copenhagen)

By Tesfaldet Mebrahtu,

The Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing will be hosting the 15th World Athletics Championships, which will commence in less than 10 days. The event is scheduled to be held from the 22nd to the 30th August 2015 in Beijing, China.

More than 2000 athletes from more than 200 nations, including Eritrea, are expected to compete in the Chinese capital. After a tough training session, Eritrean athletes are now all set to take part in the championships and manifest their capacities. Continue reading Eritrean National Team Leaves for Beijing World Championships