Personal Bests – Almaz Ayana

Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia (Photo: Getty Images) -
Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia (Photo: Getty Images) –

Ethiopia’s world 5000m bronze medallist and Continental Cup winner Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia chats about some of the best things in her world.

Best friend in athletics

My best friend in athletics is Soresa Fida (a 3:34 1500m runner) who is also my husband and always my first source of advice.

Best achievement in athletics

My best achievement is the 5000m victory at the 2014 Continental Cup in Marrakech The other one would be winning a bronze medal in the 5000m at the Moscow World Championships, which was a real breakthrough performance.

Best piece of advice

Every one of us, wherever we live or whoever we are, must work for peacefulness in our world. We are given this world to live in for free and leave it only by the grace of almighty God.

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