Predicting future talent can be a tricky business but there is little doubt that the huge amount of recent attention thrust upon Yalemzerf Yehualaw is justified.
Organisers of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon have announced that Tsehay Gemechu and Andamlak Belihu will defend their titles at the World Athletics Gold Label road race on Sunday 29 November.
In an arena where endurance is king, speed also proved a precious commodity. In the end, Peres Jepchirchir needed both to reign supreme in the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), powering to gold in 1:05:16, a world record in a women-only race.
Yalemzerf Yehualaw and Hailemaryam Kiros were victorious over 15km on Wednesday (23) in a race that started in Beke and ended in Sandafa.