Gudaf Tsegay Wins 10 000m World Title in Dramatic Fashion

Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay won the 10 000m world title in dramatic fashion at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest on Saturday, 19 August 2023. Photo: World Athletics (Instagram)

Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay won the 10 000m world title in dramatic fashion at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest on Saturday, 19 August 2023.

Tsegay, the reigning world 5,000 metres champion, pulled up tightly beside race leader Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands leaving Tsegay to cross alone in a time of 31 minutes 27.18 seconds to lead an Ethiopian medal sweep.

World record-holder Letsenbet Gidey took the silver in 31:28.16 and Ejgayehu Taye the bronze in 31:28.31.


Photo 1 Caption: Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay won the 10 000m world title in dramatic fashion at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest on Saturday, 19 August 2023. Photo: World Athletics (Instagram)

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