Long-distance Runner Selamawit Bayoulgn Receives Israeli Citizenship

Ethiopian-born Bayoulgn is married to Israeli marathon record holder Marhu Teferi and could qualify for the World Championships as soon as next week

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Selamawit Bayoulgn, a mid- and long-distance runner who is considered to be one of Israel’s greatest hopes in women’s track, received Israeli citizenship after a protracted bureaucratic battle. She is married...