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Athletic Nation Report: Oromo athletes clinched victory for global titles in indoor Championships Portland 2016 March 22, 2016

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Odaa OromooOromo athlete Dejene Gezimu clinches victory in  the 2016 Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon

 

Oromo athlete Sifan Hassan claimed her first global title in women’s 1500m IAAF indoor Championships Portland 2016. On 19 March 2016, Saturday night, the 23-year-old seizing control of the women’s 1500m final with less than three laps to run and refusing to be passed thereafter to win in 4:04.96.

Hassan was followed by other Oromo athletes Dawit Seyaum and Gudaf Tsegay, who ran 4:04.96 and 4:05.71 respectively to round out the podium.

Oromo athlete Sifan Hassan claimed her first global title in women's 1500m  IAAF indoor  Championships Portland 2016.

OMN in Afaan Oromoo interview with Siifan Hasan: Gaaffii fi Deebii gabaabaa Atileet Siifan Hasan Waliin Taasifame.(Bit.21,2016)

Gaaffii fi Deebii gabaabaa Atileet Siifan Hasan Waliin Taasifame.(Bit.21,2016)


 

Oromo athlete Genzebe Dibaba cruised to victory and her third world indoor title, unchallenged, in 8:47.43 ahead of teammate Meseret Defar (8:54.26) and Shannon Rowbury (8:55.55).

WOMEN’S 3000M FINAL – IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS PORTLAND 2016.

Oromo athlete Genzebe Dibaba cruised to victory and her third world indoor title, Portland 2016, 20  March 2016Oromo athletes Genzebe Dibaba and Meseret dafar cruised to in the world indoor race  in women's 3000m, Portland 2016, 20  March 2016


Genzebe Dibaba gets a warm congratulatory kiss from her fan

http://xalayaa.com/genzebe-dibaba-world-championship-portland2016/


 

Oromo athlete Yomif Qajelchaa cruised to victory for the world indoor title in men’s 3000m, Portland 2016,  20 March 2016

The 18 year old, Oromo athlete Yomif Qajelchaa went to Eugene in 2014 and won the world junior 5000m title. Last year, he won over the same distance at the famed IAAF Diamond League meeting there and on 20 march 2016 he took the gold medal over 3000m at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.

Oromo athlete Yomif Qajelchaa cruised to victory  for the world indoor title in men's 3000m, Portland 2016, 20  March 2016Oromo athlete Yomif Qajeelchaa  cruised to in the world indoor race  in men's 3000m, Portland 2016, 20  March 2016

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