Haile GEBRSELASSIE

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    18 APR 1973
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    8774
Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) running in Edmonton World Championships (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
1500 Metres 3:33.73 Stuttgart (GER) 06 JUN 1999
One Mile 3:52.39 Gateshead (GBR) 27 JUN 1999
2000 Metres 4:56.10 Bruxelles (BEL) 22 AUG 1997
3000 Metres 7:25.09 Bruxelles (BEL) 28 AUG 1998
Two Miles 8:01.08 Hengelo (NED) 31 MAY 1997
5000 Metres 12:39.36 Helsinki (FIN) 13 JUN 1998
10,000 Metres 26:22.75 Hengelo (NED) 01 JUN 1998
15,000 Metres 42:18.7h Ostrava (CZE) 27 JUN 2007 WBP
20,000 Metres 56:26.0h Ostrava (CZE) 27 JUN 2007 WR, AR
One Hour 21285 Ostrava (CZE) 27 JUN 2007 WR, AR
10 Kilometres 27:02 Doha (QAT) 13 DEC 2002
15 Kilometres 41:22 Tilburg (NED) 04 SEP 2005
10 Miles Road 44:24 Tilburg (NED) 04 SEP 2005 WBP, ABP
20 Kilometres 55:48 Tempe (USA) 15 JAN 2006
Half Marathon 58:55 Tempe (USA) 15 JAN 2006
25 Kilometres 1:11:37 Alphen aan den Rijn (NED) 12 MAR 2006
30 Kilometres 1:27:44 Berlin (GER) 20 SEP 2009
Marathon 2:03:59 Berlin (GER) 28 SEP 2008

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
800 Metres 1:49.35 Dortmund (GER) 09 FEB 1997
1500 Metres 3:31.76 Stuttgart (GER) 01 FEB 1998
2000 Metres 4:52.86 Birmingham (GBR) 15 FEB 1998
3000 Metres 7:26.15 Karlsruhe (GER) 25 JAN 1998
Two Miles 8:04.69 Birmingham (GBR) 21 FEB 2003
5000 Metres 12:50.38 Birmingham (GBR) 14 FEB 1999

Latest Active Season: 2015

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
10 Kilometres 30:05 Manchester (GBR) 10 MAY 2015

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
1999 3:33.73 Stuttgart (GER) 06 JUN 1999
1997 3:35.92 Chemnitz (GER) 23 MAY 1997
1996 3:35.75 Rhede (GER) 24 MAY 1996
1994 3:37.04 Hechtel (BEL) 30 JUL 1994

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
1999 3:52.39 Gateshead (GBR) 27 JUN 1999

Outdoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1997 4:56.10 Bruxelles (BEL) 22 AUG 1997

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1999 7:26.03 Helsinki (FIN) 10 JUN 1999
1998 7:25.09 Bruxelles (BEL) 28 AUG 1998
1997 7:26.02 Bruxelles (BEL) 22 AUG 1997
1996 7:34.66 Hengelo (NED) 27 MAY 1996
1995 7:35.90 Monaco (MON) 09 SEP 1995
1994 7:37.49 Monaco (MON) 02 AUG 1994

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
1999 8:01.72 London (GBR) 07 AUG 1999
1997 8:01.08 Hengelo (NED) 31 MAY 1997
1995 8:07.46 Kerkrade (NED) 28 MAY 1995

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2004 12:55.51 London (GBR) 30 JUL 2004
2003 12:54.36 Paris (FRA) 04 JUL 2003
2000 12:57.95 Zürich (SUI) 11 AUG 2000
1999 12:49.64 Zürich (SUI) 11 AUG 1999
1998 12:39.36 Helsinki (FIN) 13 JUN 1998
1997 12:41.86 Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 1997
1996 12:52.70 Zürich (SUI) 14 AUG 1996
1995 12:44.39 Zürich (SUI) 16 AUG 1995
1994 12:56.96 Hengelo (NED) 04 JUN 1994
1993 13:03.17 Stuttgart (GER) 16 AUG 1993
1992 13:36.06 Seoul (KOR) 19 SEP 1992

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 27:20.39 Hengelo (NED) 27 MAY 2012
2008 26:51.20 Hengelo (NED) 24 MAY 2008
2007 26:52.81 Hengelo (NED) 26 MAY 2007
2004 26:41.58 Hengelo (NED) 31 MAY 2004
2003 26:29.22 Bruxelles (BEL) 05 SEP 2003
2001 27:54.41 Edmonton (CAN) 08 AUG 2001
2000 27:18.20 Sydney (AUS) 25 SEP 2000
1999 27:57.27 Sevilla (ESP) 24 AUG 1999
1998 26:22.75 Hengelo (NED) 01 JUN 1998
1997 26:31.32 Oslo (NOR) 04 JUL 1997
1996 27:07.34 Atlanta (USA) 29 JUL 1996
1995 26:43.53 Hengelo (NED) 05 JUN 1995
1994 27:15.00 Lausanne (SUI) 06 JUL 1994
1993 27:30.17 Durban (RSA) 24 JUN 1993
1992 28:03.99 Seoul (KOR) 18 SEP 1992

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2015 30:05 Manchester (GBR) 10 MAY 2015
2014 30:00 Singapore (SGP) 07 DEC 2014
2013 28:00 Manchester (GBR) 26 MAY 2013
2012 27:39 Manchester (GBR) 20 MAY 2012
2011 28:08 Luanda (ANG) 31 DEC 2011
2010 28:02 Manchester (GBR) 16 MAY 2010
2009 27:39 Manchester (GBR) 17 MAY 2009
2005 27:25 Manchester (GBR) 22 MAY 2005
2002 27:02 Doha (QAT) 13 DEC 2002
2001 28:07 Praha (CZE) 23 SEP 2001

Outdoor

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2011 42:44 Nijmegen (NED) 20 NOV 2011
2008 42:40 Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 2008
2007 42:36 Heerenberg (NED) 02 DEC 2007
2005 41:22 Tilburg (NED) 04 SEP 2005
2001 41:38 Nijmegen (NED) 11 NOV 2001

Outdoor

20 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2006 55:48 Tempe (USA) 15 JAN 2006

Outdoor

One Hour

Performance Place Date
2009 20,822 Hengelo (NED) 01 JUN 2009
2007 21285 Ostrava (CZE) 27 JUN 2007

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2013 1:01:09 Glasgow (GBR) 06 OCT 2013
2012 1:00:52 Wien (AUT) 15 APR 2012
2011 1:00:18 Wien (AUT) 17 APR 2011
2009 59:50 The Hague (NED) 14 MAR 2009
2008 59:15 Lisboa (POR) 16 MAR 2008
2006 58:55 Tempe (USA) 15 JAN 2006
2005 1:01:33 Granollers (ESP) 06 FEB 2005
2001 1:00:03 Bristol (GBR) 07 OCT 2001

Outdoor

25 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2006 1:11:37 Alphen aan den Rijn (NED) 12 MAR 2006

Outdoor

30 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2009 1:27:44 Berlin (GER) 20 SEP 2009
2008 1:28:01 Dubai (UAE) 18 JAN 2008

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2012 2:08:17 Tokyo (JPN) 26 FEB 2012
2010 2:06:09 Dubai (UAE) 22 JAN 2010
2009 2:05:29 Dubai (UAE) 16 JAN 2009
2008 2:03:59 Berlin (GER) 28 SEP 2008
2007 2:04:26 Berlin (GER) 30 SEP 2007
2006 2:05:56 Berlin (GER) 24 SEP 2006
2005 2:06:20 Amsterdam (NED) 16 OCT 2005
2002 2:06:35 London (GBR) 14 APR 2002

Outdoor

10 Miles Road

Performance Place Date
2013 47:00 Bern (SUI) 19 MAY 2013
2005 44:24 Tilburg (NED) 04 SEP 2005

Indoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
1997/98 1:50.39 Dortmund (GER) 30 JAN 1998
1996/97 1:49.35 Dortmund (GER) 09 FEB 1997

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
1998/99 3:33.77 Maebashi (JPN) 07 MAR 1999
1997/98 3:31.76 Stuttgart (GER) 01 FEB 1998
1996/97 3:32.39 Stuttgart (GER) 02 FEB 1997

Indoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1997/98 4:52.86 Birmingham (GBR) 15 FEB 1998

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2003/04 7:29.34 Karlsruhe (GER) 15 FEB 2004
2002/03 7:28.29 Karlsruhe (GER) 28 FEB 2003
1998/99 7:26.80 Karlsruhe (GER) 24 JAN 1999
1997/98 7:26.15 Karlsruhe (GER) 25 JAN 1998
1996/97 7:31.27 Karlsruhe (GER) 14 FEB 1997
1995/96 7:30.72 Stuttgart (GER) 04 FEB 1996

Indoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2003/04 8:08.65 Birmingham (GBR) 20 FEB 2004
2002/03 8:04.69 Birmingham (GBR) 21 FEB 2003

Indoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1998/99 12:50.38 Birmingham (GBR) 14 FEB 1999
1996/97 12:59.04 Stockholm (SWE) 20 FEB 1997
1995/96 13:10.98 Sindelfingen (GER) 27 JAN 1996

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 27:18.20 Sydney (AUS) 25 SEP 2000
1. 10,000 Metres 27:07.34 Atlanta (USA) 29 JUL 1996
5. 10,000 Metres 27:27.70 Athina (GRE) 20 AUG 2004
6. 10,000 Metres 27:06.68 Beijing (CHN) 17 AUG 2008

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 27:57.27 Sevilla (ESP) 24 AUG 1999
1. 10,000 Metres 27:24.58 Athina (GRE) 06 AUG 1997
1. 10,000 Metres 27:12.95 Göteborg (SWE) 08 AUG 1995
1. 10,000 Metres 27:46.02 Stuttgart (GER) 22 AUG 1993
2. 10,000 Metres 26:50.77 Paris (FRA) 24 AUG 2003
2. 5000 Metres 13:03.17 Stuttgart (GER) 16 AUG 1993
3. 10,000 Metres 27:54.41 Edmonton (CAN) 08 AUG 2001

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 7:40.97 Birmingham (GBR) 16 MAR 2003
1. 1500 Metres 3:33.77 Maebashi (JPN) 07 MAR 1999
1. 3000 Metres 7:53.57 Maebashi (JPN) 05 MAR 1999
1. 3000 Metres 7:34.71 Paris (FRA) 09 MAR 1997

Honours - World Half Marathon Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Half Marathon 1:00:03 Bristol (GBR) 07 OCT 2001

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
5. Senior Race 34:28 Stellenbosch (RSA) 23 MAR 1996

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:36.06 Seoul (KOR) 19 SEP 1992
1. 10,000 Metres 28:03.99 Seoul (KOR) 18 SEP 1992

Honours - African Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 5000 Metres 13:10.41 Durban (RSA) 27 JUN 1993
3. 10,000 Metres 27:30.17 Durban (RSA) 24 JUN 1993

Honours - Grand Prix Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 7:50.00 Moskva (RUS) 05 SEP 1998
1. 3000 Metres 7:35.90 Monaco (MON) 09 SEP 1995

Honours - Golden League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 26:29.22 Bruxelles (BEL) 05 SEP 2003
1. 5000 Metres 12:57.95 Zürich (SUI) 11 AUG 2000
1. 5000 Metres 12:49.64 Zürich (SUI) 11 AUG 1999
1. 5000 Metres 12:53.92 Oslo (NOR) 30 JUN 1999
1. 5000 Metres 12:56.52 Berlin (GER) 01 SEP 1998
1. 3000 Metres 7:25.09 Bruxelles (BEL) 28 AUG 1998
1. 5000 Metres 12:54.08 Zürich (SUI) 12 AUG 1998
1. 5000 Metres 13:02.63 Roma (ITA) 14 JUL 1998
1. 3000 Metres 7:27.42 Oslo (NOR) 09 JUL 1998

Honours - International Marathon

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Marathon 2:06:52 Fukuoka (JPN) 03 DEC 2006
1. Marathon 2:06:20 Amsterdam (NED) 16 OCT 2005

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Half Marathon 1:04:34 Addis Abeba (ETH) 26 AUG 2001