Gebrehiwot & Kebede clinch Great Ethiopian Run
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Hagos Gebrehiwot* in the men and Aberu Kebede in the womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s category won the 2012 Great Ethiopian Run here today, according to a report posted on RFI.
The Great Ethiopian Run, which is now in its 12th year, is the largest running events in Africa. 36,000 runners took part in todayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s event.
Gebrehiwot and Aberu are not strangers to the athletic world. Hagos, who won a stage in the Diamond League when he was just 18, is the current world record holder in the 5,000m junior race, while Aberu won the Berlin Marathon just 2 months ago.
* Hagos’ last name Gebrehiwot is sometimes written as Gebrhiwet in the international media.