Ethiopian Track Star Takes Home Silver at 2023 World Cross, Looks Forward to Future Challenges

Ethiopia’s Berihu Aregawi Sets Sights on World Cross Country Gold Ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics

In 2018, Aregawi made a name for himself by winning gold in the 3000m at the African Youth Games, securing silver at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games and earning bronze in the 10,000m at the World U20 championship. These successes marked a significant milestone in his career and set him up for even greater accomplishments to come.

The following year, Aregawi’s confidence continued to grow as he won the Great Ethiopian 10km run, coming close to breaking the course record. This victory served as a stepping stone for him as he transitioned into competing at the senior level, where he faced even tougher competition and greater challenges.

However, despite his achievements, Aregawi has also faced some disappointments. In Tokyo, he narrowly missed out on winning a medal with a fourth-place finish. He also fell short of securing his first World Championship medals in Oregon and Budapest, coming close but ultimately not reaching the podium.

In 2021, Aregawi broke the world record in the 5km on the road, marking a significant milestone in his career. Additionally, a silver medal at Bathurst further solidified his aspirations of becoming one of the top athletes in his field.

Looking back on his accomplishments, Aregawi expressed gratitude for the valuable experiences gained from each race. This includes a silver medal at the 2023 World Cross and multiple gold and bronze medals at National Cross Country events. Despite facing challenges and tough competition, Aregawi remains determined and focused on achieving his goals in this sport he loves.

In 2018, Aregawi made a name for himself by winning gold in the 3000m at the African Youth Games, securing silver at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games and earning bronze in the 10,000m at the World U20 championship. These successes marked a significant milestone in his career and set him up for even…

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