Eritrea Born Meraf Bahta Becomes Europe’s 5000m Champion
Eritrean-Swedish Meraf Bahta is Europe’s 5000m Women’s Final Champion
ERITREA born Meraf Bahta Wins Gold for Sweden in the Women’s 5000 Meters Final European Athletics Championship Zurich 2014.
European 1500m Champion and the race’s favorite Sifan Hassan finished second.
Hassan looked to have got the better of her Swedish rival, but Bahta bounces back, lengthens her stride and opens up a gap once more, raising her arms as she crosses the line victoriously.
“The victory means so much to me. I feel happy and satisfied. I had complete control of the race”, said Bahta.
Congratulations guwal Ere.
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Abrar Osman Wins Bronze at the African Athletics Championship
Eritrean athlete Abrar Osman has won Bronze medal in the 5000m race at the 19th African Athletics Championship race that was conducted in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Accordingly, he would take part in the forthcoming 10,000m Intercontinental racing competition along with fellow Eritrean athlete Neguse Amlesom who earlier secured Gold in the 10,000m in Marrakesh.