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UAE runner wins gold at Arab Athletic Championship in Tunisia

17 July 2017
UAE runner wins gold at Arab Athletic Championship in Tunisia

An UAE runner has won a gold medal on the opening day of the Arab Athletic Championship in Tunisia.

Alia Saeed Mohammed won the 5,000-metre race.

She is now set to participate in the 10,000-meter race and at World Athletics Championship in London this August.

Alia, a native of Ethiopia, is a long-distance runner who’s been competing for the UAE since 2010.