Athlete Profile

Derartu Tulu

  • COUNTRY Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH 21 MAR 1972
  • COUNTRY Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH 21 MAR 1972
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 4:12.08 01 JAN 1992
3000 Metres 8:46.32 Portland, OR 25 JUN 2000
5000 Metres 14:44.22 Bruxelles 05 SEP 2003
10,000 Metres 30:17.49 Sydney 30 SEP 2000
10 Kilometres 31:38 Atlanta, GA 04 JUL 2000
15 Kilometres 49:57 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
20 Kilometres 1:06:51 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
Half Marathon 1:08:26 Grevenmacher 24 SEP 1995
25 Kilometres 1:24:13 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
30 Kilometres 1:41:40 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
Marathon 2:23:30 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
8 Kilometres 26:02 Kingsport 17 JUL 1999
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
5000 Metres 14:54.73 Boston (Roxbury), MA 31 JAN 2004
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1992 4:12.08 01 JAN
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2000 8:46.32 Portland, OR 25 JUN
1992 9:05.89 La Habana (Estadio Panamericano) 25 SEP
1991 9:01.04 Tokyo 24 AUG
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
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2004 14:46.51 Bergen 11 JUN
2003 14:44.22 Bruxelles 05 SEP
2002 15:26.73 Yokohama 16 SEP
2000 14:44.57 Stockholm 01 AUG
1996 14:50.88 Saint-Denis 03 JUN
1995 14:57.65 Köln 18 AUG
1994 15:40.29 Sevilla 05 JUN
10,000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2004 30:26.42 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 27 AUG
2001 31:48.19 Brisbane 07 SEP
2000 30:17.49 Sydney 30 SEP
1997 33:25.99 Athína 02 AUG
1996 31:10.46 Atlanta, GA 02 AUG
1995 31:08.10 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 09 AUG
1994 31:48.93 Saint-Denis 10 JUN
1992 31:06.02 Barcelona 07 AUG
1991 31:45.95 Tokyo 27 AUG
1990 32:56.26 Plovdiv 10 AUG
1990 32:56.26 01 JAN
10 Kilometres Show Graphshow
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2008 32:56 Manchester 18 MAY
2005 32:54 Edinburgh 08 MAY
2003 31:53 Manchester 26 MAY
2000 31:38 Atlanta, GA 04 JUL
15 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 49:57 Helsinki 14 AUG
20 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 1:06:51 Helsinki 14 AUG
Half Marathon Show Graphshow
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2009 1:10:33 Philadelphia, PA 20 SEP
2005 1:10:37 Helsinki 14 AUG
2004 1:11:43 Chicago 10 OCT
2003 1:11:30 Lisboa 28 SEP
2002 1:11:09 Okayama 01 DEC
2001 1:10:13 South Shields 16 SEP
2000 1:09:09 Lisboa 22 OCT
1999 1:11:33 Palermo 03 OCT
1996 1:08:48 Grevenmacher 29 SEP
1995 1:08:26 Grevenmacher 24 SEP
25 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 1:24:13 Helsinki 14 AUG
2004 1:25:06 Chicago 10 OCT
30 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 1:41:40 Helsinki 14 AUG
2004 1:43:15 Chicago 10 OCT
Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 2:35:58 Yokohama 20 FEB
2010 2:28:13 Nagoya 14 MAR
2009 2:28:52 New York City, NY 01 NOV
2008 2:36:32 Madrid 27 APR
2005 2:23:30 Helsinki 14 AUG
2004 2:30:21 Chicago, IL 10 OCT
2003 2:26:33 London 13 APR
2002 2:28:37 London 14 APR
2001 2:23:57 London 22 APR
2000 2:26:09 London 16 APR
1997 2:30:28 Boston, MA 21 APR
8 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1999 26:02 Kingsport 17 JUL
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2004 14:54.73 Boston (Roxbury), MA 31 JAN
Honours - 3000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
6th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 1 9:05.89 La Habana (Estadio Panamericano) 25 SEP 1992
3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 5h2 9:01.04 Tokyo 24 AUG 1991
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
1st IAAF World Athletics Final 2 14:56.93 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 13 SEP 2003
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics h1 DNS Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 10 AUG 1995
Honours - 10,000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
28th Olympic Games 3 30:26.42 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 27 AUG 2004
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics f DNF Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 23 AUG 2003
8th IAAF World Championships 1 31:48.81 Edmonton 07 AUG 2001
27th Olympic Games 1 30:17.49 Sydney 30 SEP 2000
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 11h1 33:25.99 Athína 02 AUG 1997
XXVI Olympic Games 4 31:10.46 Atlanta, GA 02 AUG 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 31:08.10 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 09 AUG 1995
6th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 1 33:38.97 La Habana (Estadio Panamericano) 25 SEP 1992
3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 8 32:16.55 Tokyo 30 AUG 1991
3rd IAAF World Junior Championships 1 32:56.26 Plovdiv 10 AUG 1990
Honours - Half Marathon
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14th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 15 1:12:12 Edmonton 01 OCT 2005
World Half Marathon Championships 14 1:11:33 Palermo 03 OCT 1999
Honours - Marathon
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 2:23:30 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
Honours - Long Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
32nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships 16 28:39 Bruxelles 20 MAR 2004
28th World Cross Country Championships 1 25:42 Vilamoura 18 MAR 2000
20th IAAF World Cross Country Championships f DNF Boston, MA 21 MAR 1992
19th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2 20:27 Antwerpen 24 MAR 1991
18th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 15 19:53 Aix-les-Bains 25 MAR 1990
17th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 23 23:29 Stavanger 19 MAR 1989