Gudaf Tsegay, Getnet Wale dominate meeting Val de Reuil
Addis Ababa, February 15, 2021 (FBC) – Ethiopian runners Gudaf Tsegay, Getnet Wale confirmed their top shape in Val de Reuil, after their fantastic performances in Lievin.
The Ethiopian runners remained dominant despite stepping down to a shorter distance.
The only one to follow the pacemaker, Gudaf Tsegay won the 800m in a world leading time of 1:57.52, the fastest time since 2006.
She broke the Ethiopian indoor record of 1:59.17 set by Kutre Dulecha on February 14, 1999, exactly 22 years ago.
Steeple chase specialists Getnet Wale and Lamecha Girma produced another thrilling finish in the men’s 1500m. After leading most of the race, Wale won the race in 3:35.54.