Selemon Barega

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Selemon Barega
Bydgoszcz 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships, 5000m men final11 23-07-2016.jpg
Selemon Barega in 2016
Personal information
NationalityEthiopian
Born (2000-01-20) 20 January 2000 (age 19)
Sport
CountryEthiopia
SportAthletics
Event(s)Long-distance running
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)3000 m: 7:32.17
2 miles: 8:08.69
5000 m: 12:43.02
10,000 m: 26:49.46

Selemon Barega Shirtaga (born 20 January 2000) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who competes primarily in the 5000 metres.[1] He represented his country at the 2017 World Championships finishing fifth in the final. He also won gold medals at the 2016 World U20 Championships and 2017 World U18 Championships. He finished 2nd on the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha on 30 September 2019 in 5000m.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ethiopia
2016 World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st 5000 m 13:21.21
2017 African U20 Championships Tlemcen, Algeria 1st 5000 m 13:51.43
World U18 Championships Nairobi, Kenya 1st 3000 m 7:47.16
World Championships London, United Kingdom 5th 5000 m 13:35.34
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 2nd 3000 m 8:15.59
African Championships Asaba, Nigeria 4th 5000 m 13:52.27
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd 5000 m 12:59.70

Personal bests[edit]

[2] Outdoor

Indoor

References[edit]

  1. ^ Selemon Barega at IAAF
  2. ^ "Profile of Selemon BAREGA". All-Athletics.com. Retrieved 15 August 2017.

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