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17 year old Eritrean Ghirmay Ghebreslassie sets new record in the half marathon
More than 9,000 participants in the Easter run
"Ghimay Ghebreslassie runs after 1:00:07 hours through the target"
Paderborn. In an interplay of sun and snow on Saturday athletes fought in the 67th Easter Run in Paderborn for a win in five matches.
Approximately 22 miles of the half marathon...
Athleticsweekly.com | Posted on October 6, 2012 by Steven Mills
The World Half-Marathon Championships to Zersenay Tadese is what the World Cross Country Championships is to Kenenisa Bekele. The Eritrean proved it again today as he won his fifth World Half gold medal in hot conditions in Kavarna.
The decisive factor in determining the outcome was Tadese’s...
LUANDA (ANG, Dec 31): Multiple Half-marathon world champion Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea won the 56th Sao Silvestre race in Luanda, Angola.
He clocked new course record 27:44 at the 10 km ahead of Ethiopian group. Fifth legendary Haile Gebrselassie in 28:08 (last year he won here with 28:04.5). Ahead of him Atsedu Tesfaye second (27:47), Tilahun Regassa third (27:50) and Asmeraw Bekele fourth (27:53).
Merga and Tesema prevail in Boulogne-Billancourt Half
Ejigu Sentayehu Merga takes a narrow victory in the Boulogne-Billancourt Half Marathon
Boulogne-Billancourt, France – Ejigu Sentayehu Merga took a narrow one-second victory at the 15th edition of “Semi-Marathon Christian Granger Boulogne-Billancourt”, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (20) afternoon.
By Elliott Almond Posted: 10/02/2011 11:39:53 AM PDT
Olympians Meb Keflezighi and Deena Kastor easily won their respective divisions Sunday in the Dodge San Jose Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon, one of the Bay Area's biggest road races.
Keflezighi, who is training for next month's New York City Marathon, won the 13.1-mile race in 1 hour 2 minutes 17 seconds. Kastor, who recently...
Sunday, 18 September 2011
Sizzling 58:30 for Zersenay Tadese in Lisbon (Marcelino Almeida)
In a strong effort the organisers of the race invited Tadese to move the race to a new level. Several months after Tadese – the World record holder at 58:23 – clocked a 2011 world leading-58:30 in Lisbon, he returned to Portugal challenged by this invitation to improve...
By Alfonso Arzapalo
Born in one of 53 African countries, Eritrea, northeast Africa, between one of the longest mountain chains in the world and a thousand miles of coastline with the Red Sea and 4'669, 638 people across the country, independent in 1993 .
Eritrea, in just 18 years of freedom is high-profile athletes like Meb Keflezighi and Zersenay Tadese, who currently is U.S....
The Eritrean LTTE was the fastest but failed to break the world record to his belongings.
15:01 Sunday, March 20, 2011
The athlete Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea won the 21 today. Edition of the Lisbon Half Marathon, but failed to improve the world's best mark, achieved by himself at last year's edition.
Zersenay Tadese ended the journey of 21 miles in 58.30 minutes, seven seconds...