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Belgrade : Ethiopians dominated 1500 meters women indoor 


Ethiopian Athletes on Saturday dominated the 1500m women indoor in the Serbian capital, Belgrade. Gudaf Tsegay led two other Ethiopians crossing the finishing line in a time of 3:57;19 

The world record for the distance is 3:53.09 , and it was Gudaf herself that set it last year breaking Genzebe Dibaba’s record. 

Gudaf’s time is said to be the Championship’s record. 

Axumawit Ambaye and Hirut Meshesa finished second and third, sweeping all the medals in the category to Ethiopia,

According to a World Athletics report, Gudaf has not lost a 1500 metres event since 2019. 

Video : embedded from World Athletics Youtube channel
Cover photo : screenshot from the video 


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  1. Dear Editors,

    Brighter side of the old country like this uplifting achievement should be given a spot in your Featured or Latest section of esteemed website. My goodness, we need something to lighten us up. Our gallant athletes have been registering one glorious victory after another during these dark days over there. Everything coming out of our gem seems to be depressing. I need to lighten up! We all need to lighten up. Once in a while you will be greatly appreciated if you insert such stories in of those two sections.

    I am, we are lucky to have Borkena around. Keep plugging away!!!


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