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Eritrean to compete in the African Championships in Athletics

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The African Senior Championships in Athletics has started today in Durban South Africa. The event will be held for four days.

Eritrea has sent a team with 10 athletes, 4 women and 6 men. Nuguse Amlesom is there to defend his gold, which he won in the last championships.

Many of the athletes have a chance to qualify for the Olympics during the event.

Eritrea athlete list

ATHLETE NAME GENDER EVENT | QP 2ND EVENT | QP 3RD EVENT | QP RELAY
Nebyat ABRAHAM F 5000m
Merchawit GHLDE F 1500m
Ruth KIBREAB F 3000m
Kokob TESFAGABR F 5000m
Nuguse AMLESOM M 10000m
Zerom BERAKI M 3000m SC 08:43.58
Abraham HABTE M 10000m 27:53.00
Awet HABTE M 5000m 13:24.40
Yemane HAILESLASSIE M 5000m 13:30.00 3000m SC 08:22.52
Teklit TEWELDEBRHAN M 5000m 13:24.13

Schedule for the Eritrean athletes

Date Time

(Durban time)

Event

 

 

Gender

 

 

Round

 

 

Athletes
22 June 18.00 10 000 m Male Final Nuguse Amlesom & Abraham Habte
23 June 18.30 or 18.50 1500 m Female 1st Round Merchawit Ghlde
23 June 19.00 5000 m Female Final Kokob Tesfagabr & Nebyat Abraham
24 June 18.20 3 000 m Steeple Chase Male Final Yemane Haileslassie & Zerom Beraki
24 June 18.55 1500 m Female Final Merchawit Ghlde if she qualifies in the 1st round
26 June 17:00 3 000 m Steeple Chase Female Final Ruth Kibreab
26 June 18.10 5000 m Male Final Awet Habte, Yemane Haileslassie & Teklit Teweldebrhan
26 June 18.10 5000 m Male Final Awet Habte, Yemane Haileslassie & Teklit Teweldebrhan

Olympic qualifying standards

Men’s events Women’s events
Event Entry mark Event Entry mark
1500 m 4:07.00
5000 m 13:25.00 5000 m 15:24.00
10,000 m 28:00.00
3000 m steeplechase 8:30.00 3000 m steeplechase 9:45.00

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This entry was posted on June 22, 2016 by in Athletics.
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