By reading her name, we would welcome thus a new gold medal for Africa.
Yes, Abeba Aregawi is a daughter of the continent but she runs for Sweden (naturalized in 2012). The Ethiopian-born athlete won the final of the 1500m in 4'02 "67.
Aregawi was ahead of the American Jennifer Simpson, though author of an excellent return on the last hundred meters in 4'02 "99. The third place finally returned to Hellen Onsando Obiri. The Kenyan ran in 4'03 "86.