Samuel Tefera

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Samuel Tefera
Samuel Tefera Birmingham 2018.jpg
Personal information
NationalityEthiopian
Born (1999-10-23) 23 October 1999 (age 19)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)1500 metres

Samuel Tefera (born 23 October 1999) is an Ethiopian middle distance runner. He is the 2018 World indoor Champion at 1500 metres.[1] Outdoors he has run 3:33.78, set at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games in Hengelo, Netherlands in 2017.

In 2019, Tefera set a new world indoor world record over 1500 metres on the World Indoor Tour in Birmingham, England with a 3:31.04.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.letsrun.com/news/2018/03/young-ethiopian-samuel-tefera-wins-1500m-gold-36-days-first-indoor-race-blankenship-5th-engels-7th/
  2. ^ "Samuel Tefera: Ethiopian teenager breaks 22-year-old 1500m world record". bbc.co.uk. 16 February 2019.

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