Ethiopia women athletes dominates the 2019 Birmingham 3000m women indoor run. On Saturday Alemaz Samuel became the first World Indoor Tour champion of 2019 finishing at 8:54.60. The winner is awarded a $20,000 bonus and a wild card entry to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Indoor Championships Nanjing 2020. In a related development, Samuel Tefera of Ethiopia break the long-standing world indoor 1500m record in men’s category at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on Saturday. He is followed by another Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha, who last week came within 0.01 of the world indoor mile record at the Millrose Games.
Source: Ethiopian News February 18, 2019 13:15 UTC