Competitor Derartu was granted a 350-gram public honor of gold award, 2021 Lexus V8 vehicle, and different prizes in a service held in Addis Ababa this evening.
AdanechAbiebie, Deputy Mayor of Addis Ababa city on the event said the city organization has chosen to name the Ayat Square after the amazing competitor Derartu. The city organization has allotted 2 million birrs to build up the square, the Deputy Mayor said.
Shimeles Abdisa, the Chief Administrator of the Oromia local state, said the biggest square in the city of Adama and the Sululta Academy was named after her. The local state additionally granted her 5 million birrs.
Competitor Derartu is the primary Ethiopian lady and the principal dark African lady to win an Olympic gold decoration, which she won in the 10,000m occasion at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.