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National 100/200m champion leads Ethiopia’s squad for Marrakech

Addis Ababa, EthiopiaTwotime Ethiopian champion Wetere Gelelcha will lead Ethiopia’s team for the 4th IAAF World Youth Championships in Marrakech, Morocco.

Gelelcha, who won the 100m and 200m titles in the last two years at the Ethiopian Athletics Championships, is the best-known Ethiopian in the team of eight runners announced by the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) this week.

Abraham Cherkose, who finished fifth in the Ethiopian Championships 5000m race, also comes in the squad with all other runners selected from the country’s various youth development projects.

A final confirmation of the squad will be made in the next weeks.

Ethiopia’s team for the 4th IAAF World Youth Championships

Wetere Gelelcha
Abraham Cherkose
Ayti Tusa
Ibrahim Jeylan
Bezunesh Urgesa
Bertukan Fente
Temesgen Tefera
Nahom Mesfin

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