African Gold Medal Winners at Rio 2016 Olympics

Fredrick Ngugi August 19, 2016
Almaz Ayana

Almaz Ayana, Ethiopian athlete and gold medal winner in women’s 10,000m at Rio 2016 Olympics. DSTV.

Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia)
Ayana is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, participating in women’s 3000m, 5000m and 10,000m races. She set a new world record in the 10,000m race at the Rio 2016 Olympics with her personal best time of 29:17:45 minutes. The 24-year-old athlete has won two other gold medals including the 2015 World Championships in Beijing and 2014 African Championships in Morocco.


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