BAREGA Selemon

20 Jan 2000
21
Male
 
Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA
 
Ethiopia

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Men's 10,000m 1 Gold Medal

Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
WU20R Men's 5000m 12:43.02 31 August, 2018 Brussels (BEL)

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Olympic Stadium - Track
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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World Athletics Championships
YearLocation5000m
2019Doha, QAT2nd (12:59.70)
2017London, GBR5th (13:35.34)

African Championships
YearLocation5000m
2018Asaba, NGR4th (13:52.27)

Diamond League overview - Three best ranks per season and event since 2017
Year1500m3000m5000m
20201 x 2nd--
2019-1 x 1st3 x 2nd, 1 x 5th
2018--2 x 1st, 1 x 2nd
2017--1 x 2nd, 1 x 4th

Diamond League - Ten best performances since 2020
RankYearEventLocationResult
120193000mOslo, NOR7:32.17
120185000mBrussels, BEL12:43.02
120185000mStockholm, SWE13:04.05
220201500mDoha, QAT3:32.97
220195000mLausanne, SUI13:01.99
220195000mRome, ITA12:53.04
220195000mShanghai, CHN13:04.71
220185000mLausanne, SUI13:02.67
220175000mLausanne, SUI12:55.58
420175000mZurich, SUI13:07.35

World Athletics Continental Tour - Ten best performances since 2020
RankYearEventCompetitionLocationResult
220205000mWorld Athletics Continental TourOstrava, CZE12:49.08

World Challenge - Ten best performances since 2020
RankYearEventCompetitionLocationResult
120183000mWorld ChallengeOstrava, CZE7:37.53
120173000mWorld ChallengeZagreb, CRO7:38.90

World Cross Country Championships
RankEventYearLocationResult
3Team Cross Country Long Distance2019Aarhus, DEN46
5Individual Cross Country Long Distance2019Aarhus, DEN32:16

World Indoor Championships
YearLocation3000m
2018Birmingham, GBR2nd (8:15.59)

World Junior Championships
YearLocation5000m
2018Tampere, FIN4th (13:21.16)

World Youth Championships
YearLocation3000m
2017Nairobi, KEN1st (7:47.16)


Legend
SF - Semifinal, QF - Quarterfinal, 1R - 1st Round, Qual. - Qualification, QR - Qualification Round, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DQ - Disqualified, NM - No Mark, [Relay athlete without time] - Did not run in final
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Sol (Facebook profile, 03 Aug 2019)
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Supporting English football team Manchester United. (liyusport.com, 20 Aug 2019)
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Athlete, Police Officer
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Amharic, English
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South Police Athletics Club [Ethiopia]
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Hussein Shibo [national]; Tolera Dinka [personal]
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He had a minor injury in 2018 because of intense training but had recovered by early 2019. (spikes.worldathletics.org, 10 Jan 2019)
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He took up running at age seven in Ethiopia and began competing in 2013. (spikes.worldathletics.org, 10 Jan 2019)
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He ran long distances to school and to collect water and groceries for his family. He had wanted to be a football player before beginning serious athletics training. "All my life, I've been running. Where I come from, a rural farm in southern Ethiopia, that's just the way of life. As it turned out, I never had the talent to make it in football, but a few years after taking up athletics I had a new dream." (spikes.worldathletics.org, 10 Jan 2019)
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He trains in Sululta, Ethiopia, and runs between 120 and 130 kilometres a week. He also does strength training in the gym. (spikes.worldathletics.org, 10 Jan 2019)
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Ethiopian distance runners Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele. (spikes.worldathletics.org, 10 Jan 2019)
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His physical education teacher at primary school. (liyusport.com, 20 Aug 2019)
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In 2019 he received the Male Rising Star award at the World Athletics Awards in Monaco, France. (chinadaily.com.cn, 24 Nov 2019)
Legend
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Gold Medal
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
WU20R:
World U20 Record
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