Tsegu was 19 in August when he won the African Games title in Morocco. He placed third at the Copenhagen half marathon last month when a world record was set by Kenyan runner Geoffrey Kamworor. The sport's governing body currently ranks Tsegu at No. 5 in the world in road running and No. 19 in the 10,000.
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