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Zersenay Tadese ran his fastest time in five years

The Diamond League is in Eustene, and every year they host a 10000m race, that bring the biggest name of the running event. Three Eritreans were part of the race, … Continue reading

May 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Eritrea’s Ghirmay Ghebreslassie wins the Grand Prix race

The marathon world champion from Eritrea won the Grand-Prix von Bern on Sunday. It was a unique victory celebration, at the finish line in the Guisan Square. Young Eritreans had stormed … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tadese still has a turn of speed

Current world record holder Zersenay Tadese finished second in the Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, on Sunday. World record holders Zersenay Tadese and Leonard Komon, weren’t able to win in Istanbul. Instead the Turkish … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie finishes fourth in London

The London Marathon was held today and Eritrea had its best performance ever in the race. The current world champion in marathon Ghirmay Ghebreslassie finished fourth today in the London … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

World record-holders Tadese and Komon to clash in Istanbul

Zersenay Tadese and Leonard Patrick Komon will face off in a rare road-racing clash at the 2nd Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (24). … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie will compete in London

On Sunday, April 24, Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and four other Eritreans are going to compete in this year’s edition of the London Marathon. On 22 August 2015, Ghirmay Ghebreselassie became the youngest runner … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment