Etenesh at the startline for the steeplechase final at the 2012 London Olympics.
|Born||May 10, 1991|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||49 kg (108 lb)|
|Sport||Track and field|
Etenesh Diro Neda (born 10 May 1991, in Jeldu) is an Ethiopian athlete. She competed in the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Olympics. In 2012, she qualified for the final by placing second in her heat with a time of 9:25.31, then placed sixth in the final with a time of 9:19.89, a personal best. In 2016, she was implicated in a collision and lost one shoe. Unable to put it back without losing too much time, she finished the qualifier in 7th place with only one shoe. Because of that, she was affectionately named the Cinderella of Rio2016 .
|2012||Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||6th||3000 m st.||9:19.89|
|2013||World Championships||Moscow, Russia||5th||3000 m st.||9:16.97|
|2015||World Championships||Beijing, China||17th (h)||3000 m st.||9:31.97|
|2016||African Championships||Durban, South Africa||–||3000 m s'chase||DNF|
|Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||15th||3000 m s'chase||9:38.77|
|2017||World Championships||London, United Kingdom||7th||3000 m s'chase||9:22.46|
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