Dr Woldemeskel Kostre passes away at 66

Dr Woldemeskel Kostre

Addis Ababa: May 16, 2016 – Former Ethiopian athletics team head coach, Dr. Woldemeskel Kostre, has passed away at the age of 66 yesterday.

He was one of the successful coaches in Ethiopia’s long distance running history.

Dr Woldemeskel served as head coach of Ethiopian national athletics team for more than two decades.

He was named Coach of the Year by the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) in 2006.

Dr Woldemeskel will be laid to rest tomorrow.


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