Thursday, July 19, 2007

All Africa Games- July 18

The Track and Field competition in the 9th All Africa Games** (no web presence!) got underway on Wenesday July 18th. In women's 5000M final, Meseret Defar retained her title from four years ago, winning the race in 15:02.72. Meselech Melkamu finished a close second taking the silver medal. In men's 3000M Steeplechase, Kenya took gold and silver, but Ethiopian Nahom Mesfin won the bronze with a time of 8:17.21... more

**At these games, Ethiopia is represented by more than 40 athletes competing in 14 sports including gymnastics.

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