Miruts Yifter For Ethiopia

A former Ethiopian athlete Miruts Yifter is the winner of two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

At the 1973 All-Africa Games, in the 10,000m and 5000m event, he won 1 gold and 1 silver respectively. Yifter won 2 gold medals (5000 and 10,000 metres) at the 1st African Championships in 1979.