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Ethiopian team receives hero’s welcome as it arrives back home from Denmark

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Addis Ababa, April 2, 2019 (FBC) – Ethiopian athletics team returned back home from the 2019 IAAF World Cross Country (WXC) Championships held in Aarhus, Denmark.

The Ethiopian team finished the championships in first place with a total of 11 medals – 5 gold medals, 3 silver and 3 bronze.

A warm welcome reception was held in Arart hotel in Addis Ababa today, according to the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF).

Several government dignitaries were in attendance of the welcome event, including Minister of Culture, Dr Hirut Kassaw, Sports Commissioner Ristu Yirdaw and President of EAF Derartu Tulu.

Members of the team were also given prizes based on their achievements.