Samuel Tefera

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Samuel Tefera
Samuel Tefera Birmingham 2018.jpg
Personal information
Born (1999-10-23) 23 October 1999 (age 19)
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]


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  2. ^ "Samuel Tefera: Ethiopian teenager breaks 22-year-old 1500m world record". 16 February 2019.

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