Eritrea: Nguse Amlosom made history and win first African gold

Casablanca (HAN) August 21, 2014. African Weekly Sports news. The Gold medalist Nguse Amlosom of Eritrea made history by winning his country’s medal at the African Senior Athletics Championships after taking the men’s 10,000m gold medal on the first day of competition in Marrakech, Morocco.

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The Gold medalist Nguse Amlosom of Eritrea

 

The new African 10000m champion Eguse Amlosom,”not worried about the time cos of Heat & Humidity

Nguse Amlosom, who finished eighth in the 25-lap event at the 2013 World Championships and 15th at the 2012 Olympics, won the race in 28:11.07 ahead of Moroccan champion Mustapha El Aziz (28:11.36) and 2008 world junior champion and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games silver medallist from Kenya, Josphat Bett, who came third in 28:11.61.

However it was bad news for Uganda, as the favourite and 2014 Commonwealth Games champion, Moses Kipsiro, did not start the race and reigning world junior champion Joshua Cheptegei did not finish.


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Congrats Nguse for your victory and thank you for lifting the name Eritrea in athletics and hopefully many more victories to follow. The dictator (ISAYAS) made our Eritrea trophy winner and known in the world for modern day slavery, largest jail in the planet, organ harvesting, tyranny, biggest number of immigrants and much more and on the other hand you brought a TRUE victory which lifts up the moral of our athletes all over the world.a

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