Ethiopian Athletes Dominate Luanda International Athletics Meeting
Luanda, Angola Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ethiopian athletes dominated the International Athletics Meeting of Luanda, also dubbed DemÃƒÂ³stenes de Almeida, which took place at the Coqueiros Stadium here on Monday.
The competition was organized by the Angolan Athletics Federation.
Ethiopian athletes won both the men and womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 1,500m and 3,000m races.
Tesfaye Dulecha finished first in the menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s category in 3:48.33, followed by Kidrono Menjo of Angola (3:48.65) and Micton Rotich of Kenya (3:48.93).
In the womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s category, it was all Ethiopia as Belaynesh (4:33.4″), Rehima (4:33.15) and Emebet (4:25.63) took the top 3 spots.
Tigabu Gebremariam of Ethiopia was victorious in 8:22.61, followed by the Rogata Stephen of Tanzania (08:23.58) and Isaiah Ondieici from Kenya (8:24.10).
In the female category, Hiwot Afalew of Ethiopia ended up in first place (9:29.79), followed by her compatriot Tigist Kiros (9:32.73) and Alice Mudjeri of Kenya (9:40.39).