Olympics-Swimming-Ethiopian swimmer eyes personal best in London

Yanet Seyoum Gebremedhin
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Yanet Seyoum Gebremedhin strokes across a public swimming pool in Addis Ababa, calmly gliding past, and around, leisurely swimmers as they frolic along her path, determined not to lose her focus. In Ethiopia, athletes are usually associated with the graceful, wiry figures of the nation’s long-distance runners rather than with any other sports. So when Ethiopia’s...
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