Samuel Tefera, photo by PhotoRun.net
Tefera unbeaten indoors
BIRMINGHAM (GBR): Fresh World indoor record breaker at the 1500 m Samuel Tefera is indoors unbeaten after 7 races of his career. There are four in 2018 including heat at World Indoors and three so far in 2019. The runner who is based in one of the Addis Ababa clubs said after the race: “I can’t believe that. I’m delighted with the outcome and to have the world record is a special feeling.” Legendary former record holder Hicham El Guerrouj congratulated Tefera. “I am very proud and happy to have held the world indoor 1500m record for 22 years,” said the Moroccan. “I would like to congratulate Samuel Tefera for his excellent race and wish him good luck for the rest of his career.” His duel with three Ingebrigtsen brothers on Wednesday in Dusseldorf will be something special and also the end of the indoor season for him. After well deserved rest his preparation for Doha 2019 World Championships will start. With the help from IAAF and his agent Hussein Makke.
Samuel Tefera defeates Yomif Kejelcha, photo by PhotoRun.net