IAAF World Junior Championships: Ethiopia to send 23 Athletes

IAAF World Junior Championships: Ethiopia to send 23 Athletes

Ethiopian Team

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) has announced that it will send 23 athletes to the 2014 IAAF World Athletics Championships, which will be held from July 22-17, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon (USA).

During a sendoff dinner held at the National Hotel here in the capital, the EAF said that the team will leave for the United States tomorrow evening.

The 23 athletes are:


100m & 200m: Amanuel Abebe

800m: Mamush Lencha and Jena Oumer

1,500m: Chalachew Shimeles and Aregawi Berhané

5,000m: Yomif Kejelcha and Yasin Hadji

10,000m: Tsegayé Mekonnen and Yehunelegn Adane

3,000m Steeple Chase: Hailemariam Amare and Meressa Kahsay



100m: Tigist Tamagnu

400m: Genet Liré

800m: Zeytuna Mohammed and Dureti Ida’o

1,500m: Dawit Seyaum and Gudaf Tsegayé

3,000m: Senberé Tefferi and Etagegn Woldu (reserve: Berhan Demissé)

5,000m: Alemitu Hawi and Alemitu Haroyé

3,000m Steeplechase: Weyneshet Ansa

400m Hurdles: Meaza Kebede

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