Worku Bikila (born 6 May 1968) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance runner, who specialized mainly in the 5000 metres. His 10,000 metres time of 27:06.44 minutes in 1995 was the second-fastest time that year, behind Haile Gebrselassie. He represented Ethiopia at the World Championships in Athletics on three occasions (1993, 1995 and 1997).
He was a two-time winner at the Zevenheuvelenloop 15,000 metres, from 1997 to 1998.
Since retiring, Bikila has put his energies into forming two companies that have brought much-needed revenue to his local community in Dukam, Ethiopia: Worku Bikila Water Well Drilling Limited performs water well monitoring, exploration, observation, and abandonment services, while Worku Bikila Hotel is a hotel for international travellers.
|1992||African Championships||Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius||2nd||5000 m|
|1993||World Championships||Stuttgart, Germany||4th||5000 m|
|African Championships||Durban, South Africa||3rd||5000 m|
|1995||World Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||6th||5000 m|
|1997||World Championships||Athens, Greece||12th||5000 m|
- 3000 metres - 7:42.44 min (1997)
- 5000 metres - 12:57.23 min (1995)
- 10,000 metres - 27:06.44 min (1995)
- Half marathon - 1:02:15 hrs (2002)
- Marathon - 2:11:48 hrs (2001)
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