Ethiopian Athletes dominate Hengelo games

Ethiopian Athletes dominate Hengelo gamesHENGELO, Netherlands (25 May 2008) – Ethiopian Athletes Sweep all long distance golds at FBK Games in Hengelo, Netherlands on Saturday. The FBK stadium was packed and decorated with the green yellow red Ethiopian flag. From women 5000m, Gelete Burka won the gold. Meselech Melkamu second and Belaynesh Fekadu was third. Kenenissa Bekele won the 5000m, and Sileshi Sihin the 10000m. Haile Gebrselassie was very much satisfied with his 10,000 meters performance next to Sileshi Sihine. “It is up to me now to decide if I join the group at Beijing Games, “ Haile said. Haile is not yes sure if he joins the Olympic team for the Beijing Games. “The federation will decide on it.” he added. [Watch Haile’s short interview] [Watch Kenenisa’s interview]

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