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Ethiopian athletics team return home from Doha

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Addis Ababa, October 9, 2019 (FBC) –Ethiopian athletes that took part at the 17th edition of the IAAF World Athletics Championships have returned home from Doha, Qatar.

The athletes were warmly received this morning at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport by high level government officials, including Dr Hirut Kassaw, Minister of Culture and Tourism.

The Ethiopian team won two gold, five silver and a bronze medals to finish fifth from the world and second from Africa in the medal table.

The 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships was held at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar from September 27-October 6, 2019.

The 18th edition will be held in Eugene, Oregon, the United States in 2021.