Elated Ethiopians welcome back World Cross Country team

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    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Thousands crowded the main streets of Addis Ababa and National stadium yesterday to welcome Ethiopia’s team from a most successful campaign at the 32nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Brussels, Belgium.

    The Ethiopian team, topped by Kenenisa Bekele’s inspired third double triumph, took five of the six team titles in the two days of competition and in total swept fourteen out of the eighteen medals on offer. The East African Nation also broke Kenya’s stronghold over the championships by winning the men’s team title for the first time in eighteen years.

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