Ethiopian Athletics

Almaz Ayana, a 24-year-old distance runner from Ethiopia

Ethiopian runner stuns with 10,000-meter world record

Ethiopian runner Almaz Ayana stuns crowd with 10,000-meter world record By Mina Kimes | Aug 12, 2016 espnW.com A few minutes before the start of Friday morning’s 10,000-meter race, Almaz Ayana, a 24-year-old distance runner from Ethiopia, kneeled on the track and quickly made a cross over her chest. When the prerecorded sound of a gunshot rang through Rio’s Olympic Stadium, the mass of 37 runners took off and swiftly separated into two groups; Ayana and the defending champion from…

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Dibabas family - fastest on the planet

Ethiopia: Meet the Dibabas, The Fastest Family on the Planet

Ethiopia is a running-mad country—but it’s never seen anything like the Dibabas. Chloe Malle heads to Addis Ababa to meet the fastest family on the planet. The only sound at the top of the Entoto Mountains is the thwack of a cowherd’s staff against the tree trunks as he leads his small herd of oxen home. I am doing my best to keep pace with Tirunesh Dibaba, 30, and her younger sister, Genzebe, 25, two wisplike Ethiopians with wide smiles…

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