Ethiopian athlete Almaz Ayana leading the pack at a past race

On Friday, 12 August in Rio, Almaz Ayana will represent Ethiopia in the Women's 10 000m race. It's a race that will also include the Ethiopian icon Tirunesh Dibaba but it's Ayana that has been labeled as the woman to beat in the contest.

On Tuesday 16 August, Ayana will again compete in the 5 000m race against Kenyan Olympics silver medalist Vivian Cheruiyot.

Don't miss Almaz Ayana's display in the 10 000m race on 12 August and in the 5 000m race on 16 August on SuperSport 4. The Olympics will also be available for direct streaming to your smartphone or tablet on DStv Now. Download the DStv Now for Android or iOS and let's go to Rio!

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