IGAD Executive Secretary Workneh Gebeyehu has expressed happiness over the achievements of the exceptional athletes from member states for their outstanding performance at the World Athletics.
“I am Delighted with the achievements of the exceptional athletes from IGAD member states for their outstanding performance at the World Athletics as Championship in Budapest,” the executive secretary twitted.
Workneh added: “Their determination, resilience, and sportsmanship are an inspiration, and united us in celebrations across the region.”
Recall athletes from the IGAD region countries including Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda are achieving outstanding victories at World Athletics Championship which is underway in Budapest, Hungary.
Ethiopian athletes made victory on Saturday by winning Gold, Silver and Bronze in the 10,000 meters Women race at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, it was learned.
Ugandan Athlete Joshua Cheptegei also clinched gold in the 10,000m meters race yesterday and Kenya's Daniel Simiu finished second. While the bronze medal went to Solomon Barega of Ethiopia.
Source: Ethiopian News Agency