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Ethiopian Communication Minister assured that nothing will happen to Olympic Marathon Runner Feyisa

It`s known that Olympic Marathon Runner Feyisa Lilesa won Silver Medal in Rio 2016 Marathon Competition for Ethiopia. 


The Spokesperson from the Government, Minister Getachew Reda, described Lilesa as a Olympic Hero, and assured that he shouldn`t be worried about his life, or his relatives lives. He was using his right to protest and won`t be penalized by the government for doing so.


On the Rio 2016 Olympic competitions, Ethiopian athletes have been prized with one Gold, 2 Silver and 5 Bronze medals.