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Eritrean Abrahm Isaac wins the half marathon of Livigno
The Eritrean naturalized Swiss dominated the half marathon of Livigno.
The men's podium.
It's the outsiders who do not expect, the writing just a few hours away. Abrahm Isaac , born in Eritrea 27 years ago but Ticino adoption (and passport), he wins, but wins hands down would have to say, the Stralivigno edition number thirteen , half-marathon in the mountains that attracts every year a thousand passionate runner high altitude.
Actually Abrahm Isaac, the first participation in the Valtellina race (with last minute registration arrived yesterday evening …), maintains a cautious attitude in the first half of the race, leaving the more experienced Boudalia Said (Moroccan room Cesiomaggiore, Belluno) the burden to dictate the pace until mid-track. Behind the two fugitives, a group of Italians trying to bridge the gap of over two minutes at mid-accused: the Lazio Daniel Troy 's Running Club Futura in Rocca di Papa (Rome), Devis Licciardi of Cairndow (Varese) bearers of the Air Military and Piedmont Luke Massimino GS Roata Chiusani of Cuneo. In the group of rivals, even Gianluigi Martinelli , the home of Livigno or trail remains covered to launch the attack at the appropriate time.
In honor of record, it is reported that between the pursuers also the Belgian Krijn van Koolwijk , already at the podium in 2002 and 2006, but entered in the category "not competiva" because Stralivigno is classified as a national race. It is in the second half of the race that everything is resolved, with the attack Abrahm Isaac (defending the colors of the MyNews Comacina Lugano ) Boudalia that leaves the place of honor, and flies to a well deserved success, stopping the clock on the time of 1:17 '36 "which is one of the best performances of the last editions of Stralivigno.
Computer Translation from Italian
State of Eritrea ሃገረ ኤርትራ Hagere Ertra دولة إرتريا
Anthem: Ertra, Ertra, Ertra Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea
Capital (and largest city) Asmara
15°20′N 38°55′E / 15.333°N 38.917°E / 15.333; 38.917
Official language(s) Tigrinya, Arabic, English Other languages Tigre, Saho, Bilen, Afar, Kunama, Nara, Hedareb,.
Ethnic groups 60% Tigrinya, 30% Tigre, 4% Afar, 3% Saho, 3% Kunama
Demonym Eritrean Government Provisional government
- President Isaias Afewerki
- From Italy November 1941
- From United Kingdom under UN Mandate 1951
- from Ethiopia de facto 24 May 1991
- From Ethiopia de jure 24 May 1993
- Total 117,600 km2 (100th)
45,405 sq mi - Water (%) 0.14%
- 2009 estimate 5,224,000 (109th)
- 2008 census 5,291,370
- Density 43.1/km2 (165th)
GDP (PPP) 2010 estimate
- Total $3.625 billion
- Per capita $681
GDP (nominal) 2010 estimate
- Total $2.117 billion
- Per capita $397
HDI (2007) steady 0.472 (low) (165th)
Currency Nakfa (ERN)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
- Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
ISO 3166 code ER
Internet TLD .er
Calling code 291
1 ,. National TV: Eritrea Television (ERI-TV)
Eritrea (play /ˌɛrɨˈtreɪ.ə/ or /ˌɛrɨˈtriːə/; Ge'ez: ኤርትራ ʾErtrā, Arabic: إرتريا Iritrīyā), officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in the Horn of Africa. The capital is Asmara. It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast. The northeast and east of the country has an extensive coastline on the Red Sea, directly across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands are part of Eritrea. Eritrea's size is approximately 117,600 km2 (45,406 sq mi) with an estimated population of 6 million...