WATCH: Ethiopian Olympian warned against returning home

Sport360 staff 15:07 25/08/2016
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Days after the Ethiopian government said they would not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from returning to the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon, his family have warned him to stay away.

Lilesa held his arms over his head, wrists crossed, as he strode across the finish line to claim the silver medal in Rio de Janeiro – mimicking a sign taken up by anti-government protesters.

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