ታዋቂው የኢትዮጵያ አትሌቲክስ አሰልጣኝ ዶክተር ወልደመስቀል ኮስትሬ አረፉ ፥፥የኢትዮጵያ አትሌቲክስ አባት በመባል የሚታወቁት ዶክተር ወልደመስቀል ባደረባቸው ህመም ነው በ 69 ኣመታቸው ያረፉት ፥፥
Ethiopia’s Vetran Athletics coach , Dr. Woldemeskel Kostre Passed away yesterday .
Widely known as the “father of Ethiopian Athletics “ Kostre has coached first class, Internationally renowned athletes of Ethiopia including Haile Gebbreselassie, Derartu Tulu Birhane Adere and others. After serving the Ethiopian Athletics for several years Dr Kostre felt ill for few years until he passed away of his illness yesterday .
Woldemeskel was once chosen as the best Coach of the year by the International Athletics Federation in 2006.
His Biographical book has been chronicled by the famous Ethiopian sports journalist Fikir yiklikal a year ago.
Dr. Woldemeskel will be remembered as one of the most successful and dedicated coach as he served relentlessly even during his health was compromised.
He made headlines coaching successful Ethiopian athletes in major international competions such as the Olympics.
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