Asselefech MEDESSA MERGIA

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    23 JAN 1985
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    234931
Aselefech Mergia (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
1500 Metres 4:14.85 Leverkusen (GER) 10 AUG 2007
3000 Metres 8:54.42 Rabat (MAR) 14 JUN 2008
5000 Metres 15:14.21 Berlin (GER) 01 JUN 2008
10,000 Metres 32:34.09 Zhukovskiy (RUS) 26 JUN 2010
10 Kilometres 32:00 Bangalore (IND) 16 MAY 2010
12 Kilometres 39:37 Spokane (USA) 06 MAY 2018
10 Miles Road 52:55 Portsmouth (GBR) 30 OCT 2011
Half Marathon 1:07:21 New Delhi (IND) 27 NOV 2011
Marathon 2:19:31 Dubai (UAE) 27 JAN 2012

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
10 Kilometres 32:06 New York, NY (USA) 29 APR 2018
12 Kilometres 39:37 Spokane (USA) 06 MAY 2018
Half Marathon 1:09:45 Olomouc (CZE) 23 JUN 2018

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1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2008 4:22.88 Conegliano (ITA) 07 JUN 2008
2007 4:14.85 Leverkusen (GER) 10 AUG 2007

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3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2008 8:54.42 Rabat (MAR) 14 JUN 2008

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5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2008 15:14.21 Berlin (GER) 01 JUN 2008
2007 16:31.16 Addis Abeba (ETH) 13 MAR 2007

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10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2010 32:34.09 Zhukovskiy (RUS) 26 JUN 2010

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10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2018 32:06 New York, NY (USA) 29 APR 2018
2016 32:33 Boston, MA (USA) 26 JUN 2016
2015 33:06 Bangalore (IND) 17 MAY 2015
2014 32:31 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 02 AUG 2014
2011 33:27 Bangalore (IND) 05 JUN 2011
2010 32:00 Bangalore (IND) 16 MAY 2010
2009 32:08 Bangalore (IND) 31 MAY 2009
2008 32:26 San Juan (PUR) 24 FEB 2008
2007 32:19 Glasgow (GBR) 13 MAY 2007

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12 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2018 39:37 Spokane (USA) 06 MAY 2018

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Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2018 1:09:45 Olomouc (CZE) 23 JUN 2018
2017 1:08:46 Ostia (ITA) 12 MAR 2017
2014 1:13:49 Göteborg (SWE) 18 MAY 2014
2011 1:07:21 New Delhi (IND) 27 NOV 2011
2010 1:07:22 Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) 19 FEB 2010
2009 1:07:48 Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) 20 FEB 2009
2008 1:08:17 New Delhi (IND) 09 NOV 2008
2007 1:14:50 Plymouth (GBR) 27 MAY 2007
2006 1:14:13 New Delhi (IND) 15 OCT 2006

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Marathon

Performance Place Date
2017 2:23:08 London (GBR) 23 APR 2017
2016 2:23:57 London (GBR) 24 APR 2016
2015 2:20:02 Dubai (UAE) 23 JAN 2015
2012 2:19:31 Dubai (UAE) 27 JAN 2012
2011 2:22:45 Dubai (UAE) 21 JAN 2011
2010 2:22:38 London (GBR) 25 APR 2010
2009 2:25:02 Paris (FRA) 05 APR 2009

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10 Miles Road

Performance Place Date
2011 52:55 Portsmouth (GBR) 30 OCT 2011

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Marathon 2:25:32 Berlin (GER) 23 AUG 2009

Honours - World Half Marathon Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Half Marathon 1:09:57 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 12 OCT 2008
Results in:

10 Kilometres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 APR 2018 New York Healthy Kidney 10K USAUSA E F 2. 32:06

12 Kilometres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
06 MAY 2018 Spokane Lilac Bloomsday Run USAUSA E F 4. 39:37

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2018 Dubai Standard Chartered Marathon UAEUAE GL F DNF
23 JUN 2018 Olomouc Half Marathon CZECZE A F 2. 1:09:45

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
16 APR 2018 Boston Marathon USAUSA GL F DNF
16 SEP 2018 Berlin Marathon GERGER GL F DNF