World Athletics Awards 2019: Ethiopian Legend Derartu Tulu Winner Of Woman of the Year
Derartu Tulu Wins Olympic Gold | Barcelona 1992 Olympics
Derartu Tulu grew up tending cattle on the dusty plains of Ethiopia but went on to become an Olympic legend. The 21-year old from the village of Bekoji became the first black African woman to win an Olympic gold medal. She claimed the Womens 10,000m title in Barcelona with a personal best time of 31:06:02, beating South Africa’s Elana Meyer into second place.
Derartu Tulu Women’s 10 000m Olympic Gold | Sydney 2000 Olympics
Yvonne Murray & Derartu Tulu – Portsmouth 5K Road Race 1995
Tulu wins New York Marathon – from Universal Sports, 2009
Yvonne Murray & Derartu Tulu – 10,000m Heat, World Athletics Championships, Gothenburg 1995
Yvonne Murray & Derartu Tulu lead the field in a 10,000m heat at the World Athletics Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1995.