Almensh Belete

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Almensh Belete
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Almensh Belete in 2012
Personal information
Born (1989-07-26) 26 July 1989 (age 28)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 44 kg (97 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 5000 m, 10,000 m
Updated on 29 August 2015.

Almensh Belete (born 26 July 1989 in Addis Ababa) is an Ethiopian-born Belgian long-distance runner.[1] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 5000 metres, finishing 11th in her heat[2] and 19th overall in Round 1, failing to qualify for the final. She also represented Belgium at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships.

Her sister, Mimi Belete, is also a runner, competing internationally for Bahrain.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Belgium
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 5000 m 15:22.15
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 19th (h) 5000 m 15:10.24
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 3000 m 9:03.89
World Championships Moscow, Russia 16th (h) 5000 m 16:03.03
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 15th 10,000 m 33:03.87
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 21st 10,000 m 32:47.62
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 10,000 m DNF

Personal bests[edit]