Rio 2016 Olympics: Ethiopia Names Team of 43 Athletes



Addis Ababa (FBC)― The Ethiopian Athletics Federation has named a team of 43 athletes, including reserves, who will represent the country at Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
According to a statement the Federation sent to FBC, the flowing athletes were selected for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Marathon-Men
  1. Lemi Berhanu 2. Tesfaye Abara 3. Feyisa Lelisa 4. Lelisa Desisa (reserve)
Marathon-Women
  1. Tigist Tufa 2. Mare Dibaba 3. Tirfi Tsegaye 4.Aberu Kebede (reserve)
10,000m-Men
  1. Yigerem Demelash 2. Tamirat Tola 3. Abadi Haddis 4. Ibrahim Jeilan (reserve)
10000m-Women
  1. Almaz Ayana 2. Gelete Burka 3. Tirunesh Dibaba 4.Netsanet Gudeta (reserve)
5000m-Men
  1. Muktar Edris 2. Dejene Gebremeskel 3.Hagos Gebrehiwot 4.Abadi Haddis (reserve)
5000m-Women
  1. Almaz Ayana 2. Senbere Teferi 3. Ababl Yeshaneh 4. Tirunesh Dibaba (reserve)
3000m steeplechase-Men
  1. Tafese Seboka 2. Chala Beyou 3. Hailemariam Amare 4. Berhanu Getahun (reserve)
3000m steeplechase-Women
  1. Sofia Asefa 2. Hiwot Ayalew 3. Etenesh Diro 4. Woinshet Ansa (reserve)
1500m-Men
  1. Aman Wote 2. Mekonnen Gebremedhin 3. Dawit Wolde
1500m-Women
  1. Genezebe Dibaba 2. Dawit Seyoum 3. Besu Sado 4. Gudaf Tsegaye (reserve)
800m-Women
  1. Habtam Alemu 2. Gudaf Tsegaye 3. Tigist Asefa
800m-Men

  1. Mohammed Aman is the only athlete chosen to represent his country in men’s 800m event

20km Walk-Women
  1. Yehuwalaye Beletew 2. Askale Tiksa
Source: FBC
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