Ruben Ramolefi

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Ruben Ramolefi (born 17 July 1978) is a South African runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase and is currently the South African record holder in 3000 metres steeplechase. He also won the National Championship in 3000 metres steeplechase in 2004,2006,2009 and 2011.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  South Africa
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 9th 5000 m 14:08.49
2004 African Championships Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 5th 3000 m st. 8:50.95
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 34th (h) 3000 m st. 8:46.17
2005 World Cross Country Championships Saint-Galmier, France 38th Short race
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 22nd (h) 3000 m st. 8:28.12
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 3rd 3000 m st. 8:31.53
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 7th 3000 m st. 8:35.91
African Championships Bambous, Mauritius 3rd 3000 m st. 8:39.67
2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 8th 3000 m st. 8:45.15
World Championships Osaka, Japan 27th (h) 3000 m st. 8:39.50
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 7th 3000 m st. 9:09.63
Olympic Games Beijing, China 14th 3000 m st. 8:34.58
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 13th 3000 m st. 8:32.54
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 13th 3000 m st. 8:30.47
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 7th 3000 m st. 8:29.53

Personal bests[edit]