Medhin and Team Eritrea Takes 2nd Place Title at the African Cross Country Championship

Teklemariam Medhin wins the stiff battle for supremacy in Cape Town

By TesfaNews,

Eritrean athlete Teklemariam Medhin displayed his excellence and domination at the 2nd CAA African Cross Country Championships that was held on Sunday (18) in Cape Town, South Africa, where athletes from 19 countries competed.

Teklemariam Medhin is one of the Eritreans that was expected to be a thorn in the flesh of team South Africa. With 6 World Championships in Cross Country behind his name (two as junior athlete in 2006 and 2007 in Fukuoka and Kenya) his experience will go a long way to assist his team Continue reading


Zersenay Tadese Won the 56th Sao Silvestre Race with a New Record

The Eritrean athlete surpassed the 2010 winner and main favorite of the race, the Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie

Another show of domination by the Hero from the Can Do People

By TesfaNews,

Multiple Half-marathon world champion Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea won the 56th Sao Silvestre Race in Luanda, Angola, that was held this Saturday.

He clocked new course record 27:44 ahead of the Ethiopian pack.

Zersenay Tadese said it was difficult to win the trophy, given the quality of his opponents.

The prime favorite and winner of the 2010 race was the legendary Haile Gebreslassie of Ethiopia who, however, forced to finnish a humiliating fifth in just 28:08 Continue reading