List of the most popular, renowned or famous athletes from Ethiopia. List includes the most notable athletes from Ethiopia, along with photos when available. This list of Ethiopian athletes is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous athletes are from Ethiopia?" You can click on the names of the famous athletes of Ethiopia in order to get more information about each one. You can rank all of these athletes, from Nahom Mesfin Tariku to Fatuma Roba. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. (82 items)
Meseret Defar Tola is a female long-distance runner from Ethiopia who competes chiefly in the 3000 metres and 5000 metres events. She has won medals at top-tier international competitions ...more
Getenesh Wami Degife is an Ethiopian former long-distance runner who competed in cross country, track, and road events. Her brother, Mulugeta Wami, is also a professional marathon runner.
Youssouf Hersi FC Twente
Youssouf Hersi is an Ethiopian-Dutch professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for A-League side Perth Glory.
Bezunesh Bekele is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who specializes in cross-country running and marathons.
Benjamin Kibebe FC Nordsjælland
Benjamin Kibebe is an Ethiopian-born Swedish footballer.
Mestawat Tadesse is an Ethiopian middle distance runner, who specializes in the 1500 metres. Tadesse finished fifth at the 2006 African Championships and tenth at the 2006 World Athletics