Alfred Shemweta

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Alfred Shemweta (born February 19, 1970 in Lushoto, Tanzania) is a male long-distance runner who competed internationally for Sweden. He twice won the Stockholm Marathon during his career: 1999 and 2000. Shemweta set his personal best time of 2:14:52 in the men's marathon on June 12, 1999 as part of his winning run at the Stockholm Marathon.

He was selected to represent Sweden at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics and he finished 28th in the men's marathon race. Shemweta retained his title at the Stockholm Marathon the following year.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Sweden
1999 Stockholm Marathon Stockholm, Sweden 1st Marathon 2:14:52
World Championships Seville, Spain 28th Marathon 2:20:27
2000 Stockholm Marathon Stockholm, Sweden 1st Marathon 2:18:49