From: Essayas Fessahaye (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Mar 25 2009 - 15:47:26 EST
Zerisenay Tedese Looking for Mombassa’s Gold in Amman
Essayas Fessahaye (EAAA)
Zerisenay Tadese is unquestionably Eritrea’s symbol in athletics. World Cross Country Championships are his favorite field of competitions where he plied his trade as an athlete. In fact, as an amateur, his first international competition was Dublin’s World Cross Country Championships held in 2002. At that time, everything around him was strange, including his new running kits and shoes. He stood 30th in the competition.
In the following six cross country championships, however, Zerisenay lined up within the list of top 10 runners including his gold medal in Mombassa (2007), his silver medal in St Etinne-St Galmier (2005) and his bronze medal in Edinburgh (2008). Zerisenay’s 2007 emphatic triumph that defied all the odds in Mombassa’s toughest cross country competition made him stand as the best man for the world championship. Could his
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