Half Marathon in connection with Operation Fenkil

Massawa Half Marathon competition in connection with the 30th anniversary commemoration of Operation Fenkil was held today, 7 February, in the main streets of the port city of Massawa.

At competition that covered 21 km 90 athletes including 21 females took part.

At the half marathon race that was recognized by the International Athletics Federation, athletes from Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Tanzania took part.

In the men’s race, Athlete Girmai Gebreselasie stood first while Athletes Samson Amare and Yonas Yakob stood second and third while Natsinet Amnauel, Simret Merhawi and Hibret Debesai stood from first to third respectively in the females’ race.

The winners were handed over with cups and financial award.

Source: Eritrea – Ministry of Information

Half Marathon in connection with Operation Fenkil

Massawa Half Marathon competition in connection with the 30th anniversary commemoration of Operation Fenkil was held today, 7 February, in the main streets of the port city of Massawa.

At competition that covered 21 km 90 athletes including 21 females took part.

At the half marathon race that was recognized by the International Athletics Federation, athletes from Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Tanzania took part.

In the men’s race, Athlete Girmai Gebreselasie stood first while Athletes Samson Amare and Yonas Yakob stood second and third while Natsinet Amnauel, Simret Merhawi and Hibret Debesai stood from first to third respectively in the females’ race.

The winners were handed over with cups and financial award.

Source: Eritrea – Ministry of Information