Gishu Mindaye

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Gishu Mindaye (born August 18, 1986) is an Ethiopian long distance track, and road running athlete.

Gishu won the 2006 Rotterdam Marathon on April 9 beating Helena Javornik and Isabel Elizmendi after 2:28:30, breaking away from Javornik passing the 35 km mark. In September that year she returned to Rotterdam taking part in the 1/2 Marathon. Gishu finished second behind Mara Yamauchi finishing almost two minutes earlier.


  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ethiopia
2005 Frankfurt Marathon Frankfurt, Germany 6th 2:33:05
2006 Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 1st 2:28:30
Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 7th 2:33:07
2008 Paris Marathon Paris, France 8th 2:30:20
Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 6th 2:35:51
2010 Luxembourg Marathon Luxembourg 1st 2:39:56

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