Mekonnen Gebremedhin, bronze medalist in men’s 1,500m

Istambul, Turkey – Mekonnen Gebremedhin of Ethiopia won a bronze medal at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships after he finished 3rd in the men’s 1,500m race here today.

Abdalaati Iguider of Morocco won gold (3:45.21), followed by Ilham Tanui Ozbilen of Turkey (3:45.3). Aman Wote of Ethiopia finished fourth (3:47.02).

Ethiopia has 2 medals so far: 1 gold and 1 bronze.

1,500m Men Final Result:

1. Abdalaati Iguider (Morocco) – 3:45.21

2. Ilham Tanui Ozbilen (Turkey) – 3:45.35

3. Mekonnen Gebremedhin (Ethiopia (3:45.90)

4. Aman Wote (Ethiopia) – 3:47.02