Lelisa Desisa

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    14 JAN 1990
Lelisa Desisa winning the 2014 RAK Half Marathon (Victah Sailer / organisers)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
3000 Metres 8:33.72 Addis Ababa 25 APR 2009
5000 Metres 13:22.91 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 09 JUN 2012
10,000 Metres 27:11.98 Hengelo (Blankers-Koen Stadion) 27 MAY 2012
10 Kilometres 27:57 New Delhi 21 NOV 2010
15 Kilometres 42:25 New Delhi 21 NOV 2010
20 Kilometres 56:38 New Delhi 27 NOV 2011
Half Marathon 59:30 New Delhi 27 NOV 2011
Marathon 2:04:45 Dubai 25 JAN 2013

Progression - Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2009 8:33.72 Addis Ababa 25 APR

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 13:22.91 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 09 JUN

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 27:11.98 Hengelo (Blankers-Koen Stadion) 27 MAY

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2013 28:15 Boston, MA 23 JUN
2011 28:02 San Juan 27 FEB
2010 27:57 New Delhi 21 NOV

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2016 43:06 Houston, TX 17 JAN
2014 42:39 Ras Al Khaimah 14 FEB
2011 42:26 New Delhi 27 NOV
2010 42:25 New Delhi 21 NOV

20 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2016 57:38 Houston, TX 17 JAN
2014 56:41 Ras Al Khaimah 14 FEB
2011 56:38 New Delhi 27 NOV
2010 58:30 Nanning 16 OCT

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2016 1:00:37 Houston, TX 17 JAN
2014 59:36 Ras Al Khaimah 14 FEB
2013 1:00:34 Boston, MA 13 OCT
2012 1:02:50 New Delhi 30 SEP
2011 59:30 New Delhi 27 NOV
2010 59:39 New Delhi 21 NOV

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2015 2:05:52 Dubai 23 JAN
2014 2:11:06 New York City, NY 02 NOV
2013 2:04:45 Dubai 25 JAN

Honours - Half Marathon

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF / SINOPEC World Half Marathon Championships 7 1:01:28 Nanning 16 OCT 2010

Honours - Marathon

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
15th IAAF World Championships 7 2:14:54 Beijing (National Stadium) 22 AUG 2015
14th IAAF World Championships 2 2:10:12 Moskva (Luzhniki) 17 AUG 2013