African Games: Ethiopian Athletes Sweep Half-Marathon Medals

Rabat, MoroccoEthiopian women athletes took top-3 spots in the Half-Marathon race here with Yalemzer Yehwala finishing first in 1:10:26 followed by compatriots Degitu Azmeraw (1:10:31) and Meseret Belete (1:12:08) in second and third places respectively.  

Ethiopia currently seats in 9th place in total medal standings with 6 gold, 5 silver and 11 bronze medals.

The athletics team, which occupies second place in the athletics category, brought in 17 medals

Current Medal Standings

Rank NOC
G
S
B
Total
1 Egypt 87 89 67 243
2  Nigeria 42 28 38 108
3  South Africa 35 24 22 81
4  Algeria 31 27 56 114
5  Morocco 28 28 42 98
6  Tunisia 24 34 32 90
7  Mauritius 6 6 12 24
8  Ethiopia 6 5 11 22
9  Madagascar 6 4 2 12
10  Kenya 5 5 8 18

For more information on Ethiopia’s performance at the games, visit: https://wrs-ag2019g.mev.atos.net/eng/zz/engzz_general-noc-overview-ethiopia.htm

 

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