Ethiopia’s Lamecha cruised to men’s 3,000 metres steeplechase final
Addis Ababa, July 30, 2021 (FBC) -Ethiopia’s Lamecha Girma cruised to the final of the men’s 3,000 metres steeplechase on Friday with the fastest time of the round of 8:09.83.
The 20-year-old world silver-medalist at the 2019 world championships in Doha boasts the world’s leading time this year of 8:07.75 he posted at the Diamond League meet in Monaco earlier this month.
Lamecha’s compatriot Getnet Wale also made it to the finals, according to Reuters.
Similarly, another Ethiopian, Habitam Alemu advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 800m.