Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey won the gold medal in the women’s 10,000 metres race at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, USA. It was a very competitive race and Letesenbet managed to cross the finishing line first in 30:09.94 minutes.
After winning the race, she was seen kneeling and making the sign of the cross in her fingers for a little ritual of spiritual praise to God for the victory. The celebration came later.
Hellen Obiri of Kenya settled for Silver Medal finishing the distance in 30:10.02 and her compatriot, Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi won the bronze medal. Margaret finished the distance in 30:10.07 minutes.
Letesenbet’s Gold is Ethiopia’s first medal at World Athletics Championship in Oregon
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