Athlete Profile

Assefa Mezgebu

  • COUNTRY Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH 19 JUN 1978
  • COUNTRY Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH 19 JUN 1978
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
3000 Metres 7:28.45 Monaco 08 AUG 1998
5000 Metres 12:53.84 Bruxelles 28 AUG 1998
10,000 Metres 26:49.90 Bruxelles 30 AUG 2002
15 Kilometres 43:28 Nijmegen 19 NOV 2000
Marathon 2:14:52 Zürich 20 APR 2008
8 Kilometres 22:34 Balmoral 14 APR 2001
5 Miles Road 22:40 Balmoral 14 APR 2001
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
3000 Metres 7:42.08 Stuttgart 04 FEB 2001
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2002 7:39.88 Doha 15 MAY
2001 7:35.98 Bruxelles 24 AUG
1999 7:39.05 Stuttgart 06 JUN
1998 7:28.45 Monaco 08 AUG
1997 7:44.92 Oslo 04 JUL
1995 7:51.61 Bellinzona 20 JUN
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 13:14.60 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 11 JUL
2002 13:04.15 Oslo 28 JUN
2001 13:00.86 Athína 11 JUN
2000 13:06.13 Zürich 11 AUG
1999 13:13.77 Oslo 30 JUN
1998 12:53.84 Bruxelles 28 AUG
1997 13:05.48 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 05 JUN
1996 13:17.68 Nürnberg 07 JUN
1995 13:33.82 Kerkrade 27 MAY
10,000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 27:32.02 Hengelo 29 MAY
2004 28:42.88 Hengelo 31 MAY
2002 26:49.90 Bruxelles 30 AUG
2001 27:22.30 Hengelo 04 JUN
2000 27:19.75 Sydney 25 SEP
1999 27:18.28 Hengelo 30 MAY
1997 27:25.01 Hengelo 31 MAY
1996 28:27.78 Sydney 21 AUG
1995 27:56.06 Göteborg 08 AUG
15 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2000 43:28 Nijmegen 19 NOV
Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2008 2:14:52 Zürich 20 APR
2007 2:15:47 Padova 22 APR
8 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 22:34 Balmoral 14 APR
5 Miles Road Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 22:40 Balmoral 14 APR
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 7:42.08 Stuttgart 04 FEB
Honours - 3000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF Golden League/Grand Prix Final 4 7:51.62 Moskva 05 SEP 1998
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
13th IAAF Grand Prix Final 7 13:35.94 Fukuoka 13 SEP 1997
6th IAAF World Junior Championships 1 13:35.30 Sydney 25 AUG 1996
XXVI Olympic Games 7sf2 14:05.48 Atlanta, GA 01 AUG 1996
Honours - 10,000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
8th IAAF World Championships 2 27:53.97 Edmonton 08 AUG 2001
27th Olympic Games 3 27:19.75 Sydney 25 SEP 2000
7th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 27:59.15 Sevilla 24 AUG 1999
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 5 27:32.48 Athína 06 AUG 1997
6th IAAF World Junior Championships 1 28:27.78 Sydney 21 AUG 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 14 27:56.06 Göteborg 08 AUG 1995
Honours - Long Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
30th IAAF/Sport Ireland World Cross Country Championships 12 36:06 Dublin 24 MAR 2002
28th World Cross Country Championships 2 35:01 Vilamoura 19 MAR 2000
27th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 11 40:33 Belfast 28 MAR 1999
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 3 34:28 Marrakech 22 MAR 1998
25th IAAF CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS 13 36:06 Torino 23 MAR 1997