Athletes from Ethiopia has won the first Gold and Silver medals at the on going African Senior Athletics Championship tagged Asaba 2018 holding at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba in Delta state.
The Athletes, Jamel Yima and Anduamlak Belhu won Gold and Silver respectively, while an Uganda, Dorichich Chimati won bronze medal in the 10,000 metre race.
The championship, will run till Sunday, August 5, 2018 and feature both field and track events. Nigeria is expected to dominate in the short distance track events regarded as her stronghold, alongside fellow West African countries of Ivory Coast and Ghana.
Reports however indicates that, countries like Kenya were battle ready to prove their athletic prowess in the short distance in addition to their dominance in long distance.
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