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Team Ethiopia are set to return to London streets for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 26th April. Leading the pack will be long-distance legend, Kenenisa Bekele, who will go head to head with Kenya’s Eluid Kipchoge, in what will be one of the most eagerly anticipated races in marathon history.
20 Jan 2020
London are you ready? The Ethiopians are coming!
18-year old Berihu Aregawi and 20-year old Yalemzerf Yehualaw were the men’s and women’s winners at the 2019 Great Ethiopian Run – Africa’s biggest road race - staged in Addis Ababa on 17th November. Around 450 foreign runners took part this year, one of the highest numbers of overseas participants for the race.
20 Nov 2019
Aregawi and Yehualaw crowned champions at the 2019 Great Ethiopian Run
The Great Ethiopian Run has won the “Best International Road Race” award of The Challenge Awards. Dubbed ‘the Oscars of the endurance industry’, Challenge Awards is organised by one of the world’s biggest online entry platforms Let's Do This in partnership with Runner's World, the biggest specialist running magazine.
26 Sep 2019
Great Ethiopian Run wins “Best International Running Event”
Registration for international participants wishing to take part in the 2018 Total Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa on 18th November is in full swing with more than 200 international participants already registered. Those wishing to take part can register as an international participant through Ethiopia Specialist travel agency Tadele Travel.
15 Jun 2018
Registration open for Great Ethiopian Run
A 12-member team represented Ethiopia at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham from 1st – 14th March. At the conclusion of the event, Team Ethiopia finished second on the medal table, behind the USA, with 4 gold and 1 silver. The United Kingdom finished fourth with 2 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze medals.
6 Mar 2018
Genzebe Dibaba leads Team Ethiopia to World Indoor Championships glory
Ethiopian distance running queen, Tirunesh Dibaba, and Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele, have confirmed their participation at the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon to be held on 22nd April.
12 Feb 2018
Kenenisa and Dibaba lead Team Ethiopia at London Marathon
Ethiopia's Olympic champion, Almaz Ayana, is among nominees selected for the 2017 World Athletes of the Year. A three-way voting process will determine the finalists...fans can vote online via the IAAF's social media platforms.
6 Oct 2017
Almaz Ayana among nominees for World Athlete of the Year award
Notable athletes such as the Dibaba sisters (Tirunesh and Genzebe), Almaz Ayana, Muktar Edris, Mohammed Aman and other younger aspiring athletes took centre stage at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium to represent Ethiopia during the IAAF World Championships.
14 Aug 2017
40-strong team in London for World Championships
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