Roba Gari

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Roba Gari
2011-06-09 Roba Gary.jpg
Roba Gary at the 2011 Bislett Games.
Medal record
Men’s athletics
Representing  Ethiopia
Continental Cup
Silver medal – second place 2010 Split 3000 m steeplechase
All-Africa Games
Silver medal – second place 2011 Maputo 3000 m steeplechase
African Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Nairobi 3000 m steeplechase

Roba Gari (Amharic: ሮባ ጋር; born 12 April 1982) is an Ethiopian runner, who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.

He finished tenth at the 2007 World Championships, in his major international debut.

His personal best time is 8:06.16 minutes, achieved at the IAAF Diamond League in May 2012 in Doha.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ethiopia
2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 5th 3000 m s'chase 8:28.43
World Championships Osaka, Japan 10th 3000 m s'chase 8:25.93
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 23rd (h) 3000 m s'chase 8:28.27
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 6th 3000 m s'chase 8:12.40
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 3rd 3000 m s'chase 8:27.15
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 5th 3000 m s'chase 8:18.37
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 2nd 3000 m s'chase 8:18.42
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 4th 3000 m s'chase 8:20.00
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 35th (h) 3000 m s'chase 8:45.06