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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from ethiopia, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in ethiopia and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to ethiopia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous ethiopia track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from ethiopia is included when available.

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Abeba Aregawi

Abeba Aregawi Gebretsadik is an Ethiopian-born middle-distance runner, currently representing Sweden internationally, who specialises in the 1500 metres. Her personal best for the event is 3:56.54. Aregawi is the current world champion over 1500 metres. Abeba was born in Adigrat, Ethiopia and holds both Swedish and Ethiopian citizenships. She represented her birth country in middle-distance until December 2012. Abeba was married to an Ethiopian man with Swedish citizenship and has lived in Stockholm 2009-2012. She is now remarried to Yemane Tsegay and lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She represents the Stockholm-based club Hammarby IF. She was naturalized as a Swedish citizen in the summer of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 27

Birthplace: Tigray, Ethiopia

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Almensh Belete

Almensh Belete is an Ethiopian-born Belgian long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 5000 metres, finishing 11th in her heat and 19th overall in Round 1, failing to qualify for the final. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 28

Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Belaynesh Oljira

Belaynesh Oljira Jemama is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who competes mainly in 10K and half marathon races. She represented her country at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 2011. Born in Welega in Ethiopia, she demonstrated her potential as an endurance runner with a third-place finish at the Great Ethiopian Run. She began competing on the European circuit the following year and won the Le Mans Cross Country race before placing second at the European Clubs Cross Country Cup. She ran at IAAF Diamond League meetings that summer and set a 3000 metres track best of 8:40.73 minutes at the Herculis meet and a personal best time of 14:58.16 minutes for the 5000 metres at the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 27

Birthplace: Ethiopia

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Bereket Desta

Bereket Desta Gebretsadik is an Ethiopian sprinter. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 400 metres. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 27