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ATHLETICS-U20: Ethiopian runners shut out by Japan's Tanaka in 3 000m at World Under-20 champs

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ATHLETICS-U20: Ethiopian runners shut out by Japan's Tanaka in 3 000m at World Under-20 champs

ANA Sports Reporter TAMPERE, Finland, July 12 (ANA) - African runners from Ethiopia were upstaged in the women's 3 000m by Japan's Nozomi Tanaka at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, on Wednesday.
Team tactics and an aggressive game-plan from the gun paid rich dividends for Tanaka to defeat the Ethiopians, who were closing quickly on the last lap - but not fast enough.

 

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