Meskerem Assefa

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    20 SEP 1985
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Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
800 Metres 2:02.12 Rio de Janeiro 18 MAY 2008
1500 Metres 4:02.12 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 26 MAY 2011
3000 Metres 8:46.37 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 30 JUN 2009
10 Kilometres 32:15 Istanbul 24 APR 2016
15 Kilometres 48:27 Istanbul 24 APR 2016
20 Kilometres 1:06:09 Istanbul 24 APR 2016
Half Marathon 1:09:10 Yangzhou 20 APR 2014
25 Kilometres 1:24:00 Chicago, IL 11 OCT 2015
30 Kilometres 1:41:19 Chicago, IL 11 OCT 2015
Marathon 2:24:18 Rotterdam 09 APR 2017

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 4:07.65 Liévin 14 FEB 2012
2000 Metres 5:58.32 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 13 FEB 2009
3000 Metres 8:53.18 Eaubonne 16 FEB 2012
5000 Metres 15:03.49 Stockholm 10 FEB 2010

Progression - Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2010 2:03.10 Fortaleza 16 MAY
2009 2:06.98 Dakar 18 APR
2008 2:02.12 Rio de Janeiro 18 MAY

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 4:06.52 Daegu 16 MAY
2011 4:02.12 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 26 MAY
2010 4:05.62 Sotteville-lès-Rouen 12 JUN
2009 4:05.99 Eugene, OR 07 JUN
2008 4:05.67 Jerez de la Frontera 24 JUN
2007 4:09.04 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 08 JUN

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 9:05.82 Budapest 20 AUG
2010 8:49.81 Montreuil-sous-Bois 08 JUN
2009 8:46.37 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 30 JUN

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2016 32:15 Istanbul 24 APR
2010 32:31 Charleston, SC 27 MAR

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2016 48:27 Istanbul 24 APR
2015 49:41 Chicago, IL 11 OCT

20 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2016 1:06:09 Istanbul 24 APR
2015 1:06:40 Chicago, IL 11 OCT
2014 1:07:49 Frankfurt 26 OCT
2013 1:07:07 Houston, TX 13 JAN

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2016 1:09:39 Istanbul 24 APR
2015 1:10:28 Chicago, IL 11 OCT
2014 1:09:10 Yangzhou 20 APR
2013 1:10:56 Houston, TX 13 JAN

25 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2015 1:24:00 Chicago, IL 11 OCT
2014 1:25:40 Houston, TX 19 JAN
2013 1:24:45 Houston, TX 13 JAN

30 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2015 1:41:19 Chicago, IL 11 OCT
2014 1:43:02 Houston, TX 19 JAN
2013 1:42:15 Houston, TX 13 JAN

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2017 2:24:18 Rotterdam 09 APR
2016 2:30:13 Shanghai 30 OCT
2015 2:25:11 Chicago, IL 11 OCT
2014 2:25:59 Houston, TX 19 JAN
2013 2:25:17 Houston, TX 13 JAN

Progression - Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 4:07.65 Liévin 14 FEB
2010 4:10.39 Metz 14 FEB
2009 4:10.36 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 14 FEB

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2009 5:58.32 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 13 FEB

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 8:53.18 Eaubonne 16 FEB
2009 8:58.33 Liévin 10 FEB
2008 9:00.12 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 22 FEB

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2010 15:03.49 Stockholm 10 FEB

Honours - 1500 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXX Olympic Games 7h2 4:15.52 London (Olympic Stadium) 06 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 7h2 4:12.43 Daegu (DS) 28 AUG 2011
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics sf2 DNS Berlin (Olympiastadion) 21 AUG 2009
The XXIX Olympic Games 10h3 4:10.04 Beijing (National Stadium) 21 AUG 2008
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