Athlete Profile

Merima Denboba

  • COUNTRY Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH 21 AUG 1974
  • COUNTRY Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH 21 AUG 1974
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 4:14.60 Bellinzona 25 JUN 1994
2000 Metres 5:53.04 Ostrava 12 JUN 2003
3000 Metres 8:44.21 Doha 13 MAY 1999
5000 Metres 15:06.08 Hengelo 04 JUN 2001
10,000 Metres 31:32.63 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 13 JUN 1999
10 Kilometres 31:48 La Courneuve 31 MAR 2002
Half Marathon 1:11:37 Lille 03 SEP 2005
Marathon 2:29:57 Milano 23 NOV 2008
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1994 4:14.60 Bellinzona 25 JUN
2000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 5:53.04 Ostrava 12 JUN
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2004 8:59.11 Stockholm 27 JUL
2003 8:47.68 Milano 03 JUN
2002 8:50.11 Praha 17 JUN
2001 8:50.42 Sevilla 08 JUN
2000 8:54.03 Linz 08 AUG
1999 8:44.21 Doha 13 MAY
1998 8:57.16 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 11 JUL
1997 8:56.44 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 16 AUG
1995 8:51.60 Nice 12 JUL
1994 8:52.54 Helsinki 29 JUN
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 15:07.46 Stockholm 05 AUG
2002 15:17.24 Lisboa 15 JUN
2001 15:06.08 Hengelo 04 JUN
2000 15:15.17 Sevilla 09 JUN
1999 15:08.52 Hengelo 30 MAY
1998 15:30.06 Athína 17 JUN
1997 15:11.71 Saint-Denis 02 JUN
1996 15:19.86 Saint-Denis 03 JUN
10,000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 31:47.53 Pontevedra 20 JUL
2001 31:57.10 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 17 JUN
2000 31:43.28 Heusden-Zolder 05 AUG
1999 31:32.63 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 13 JUN
1998 32:04.89 Lisboa 20 JUN
1997 32:10.36 Reims 27 JUN
1994 32:16.50 Saint-Denis 10 JUN
1992 33:57.21 Seoul 19 SEP
10 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2002 31:48 La Courneuve 31 MAR
Half Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2007 1:12:03 Vitry-sur-Seine 01 APR
2005 1:11:37 Lille 03 SEP
2004 1:11:57 Lisboa 26 SEP
2003 1:15:00 Lisboa 28 SEP
Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2008 2:29:57 Milano 23 NOV
2007 2:32:54 Hamburg 29 APR
2007 2:32:54 Lahore 14 JAN
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
8th IAAF World Championships 13 15:41.09 Edmonton 11 AUG 2001
13th IAAF Grand Prix Final 8 16:13.52 Fukuoka 13 SEP 1997
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 10 15:27.76 Athína 09 AUG 1997
XXVI Olympic Games 9h2 15:48.35 Atlanta, GA 26 JUL 1996
Honours - 10,000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
4th IAAF World Junior Championships 5 33:57.21 Seoul 19 SEP 1992
Honours - Short Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
31st IAAF World Cross Country Championships 6 12:52 Lausanne 30 MAR 2003
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 4 15:04 Oostende 25 MAR 2001
Honours - Long Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
31st IAAF World Cross Country Championships 3 26:28 Lausanne 29 MAR 2003
30th IAAF/Sport Ireland World Cross Country Championships 6 27:21 Dublin 23 MAR 2002
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 8 28:52 Oostende 24 MAR 2001
28th World Cross Country Championships 8 26:23 Vilamoura 18 MAR 2000
27th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2 28:12 Belfast 27 MAR 1999
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 4 25:56 Marrakech 21 MAR 1998
25th IAAF CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS 6 21:18 Torino 23 MAR 1997
20th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 20 22:02 Boston, MA 21 MAR 1992
19th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 18 21:09 Antwerpen 24 MAR 1991