Almaz Ayana

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    21 NOV 1991
Almaz Ayana after winning the 5000m at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
3000 Metres 8:22.22 Rabat (Prince Moulay Abdellah) 14 JUN 2015
5000 Metres 14:12.59 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 02 JUN 2016
10,000 Metres 29:17.45 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG 2016
10 Kilometres 32:19 Luanda 31 DEC 2010
3000 Metres Steeplechase 9:22.51 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 27 AUG 2010

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
3000 Metres 8:43.47 Stockholm (Globe Arena) 06 FEB 2014

Progression - Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 8:23.11 Doha (Hamad Bin Suhaim) 06 MAY
2015 8:22.22 Rabat (Prince Moulay Abdellah) 14 JUN
2014 8:24.58 Doha (Hamad Bin Suhaim) 09 MAY
2013 8:44.30 Dakar 12 JUN
2012 8:49.64 Haldensleben 15 JUL
2011 8:53.49 Rabat 05 JUN

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 14:40.35 London (Olympic Stadium) 13 AUG
2016 14:12.59 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 02 JUN
2015 14:14.32 Shanghai (SS) 17 MAY
2014 14:29.19 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 18 JUL
2013 14:25.84 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 06 JUL
2012 14:57.97 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 07 SEP
2011 15:12.24 Belém (Mangueirão) 15 MAY

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 30:16.32 London (Olympic Stadium) 05 AUG
2016 29:17.45 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2010 32:19 Luanda 31 DEC

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2013 9:27.49 Montbéliard 06 JUN
2012 9:38.62 Bottrop 06 JUL
2011 9:30.23 Bottrop 15 JUL
2010 9:22.51 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 27 AUG
2009 10:03.75 Bambous 02 AUG

Progression - Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2014 8:43.47 Stockholm (Globe Arena) 06 FEB
2013 8:50.10 Stockholm 21 FEB
2012 8:55.25 Eaubonne 16 FEB

Honours - 3000 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Championships London 2017 1 8:58.05 London (Olympic Stadium) 13 AUG 2017

Honours - 5000 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Championships London 2017 2 14:40.35 London (Olympic Stadium) 13 AUG 2017
The XXXI Olympic Games 3 14:33.59 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 19 AUG 2016
15th IAAF World Championships 1 14:26.83 Beijing (National Stadium) 30 AUG 2015
2nd IAAF Continental Cup 2014 1 15:33.32 Marrakech (Le Grande Stade) 14 SEP 2014
14th IAAF World Championships 3 14:51.33 Moskva (Luzhniki) 17 AUG 2013

Honours - 10,000 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Championships London 2017 1 30:16.32 London (Olympic Stadium) 05 AUG 2017
The XXXI Olympic Games 1 29:17.45 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG 2016

Honours - 3000 Metres Steeplechase

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
13th IAAF World Junior Championships 5 9:48.08 Moncton (Moncton Stadium) 22 JUL 2010
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