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Meseret Defar

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameMeseret•Defar Tola
Used nameMeseret•Defar
Original nameመሰረት•ደፋር
Born19 November 1983 in Addis Ababa (ETH)
Measurements159 cm / 42 kg
AffiliationsBanks SC, Addis Ababa (ETH) / Mizuno Track Club, Osaka (JPN)
NOC Ethiopia

Biography

Personal Best: 5000 – 14:12.88 (2008).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2004 Summer Olympics Athletics ETH Meseret Defar
5,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
2008 Summer Olympics Athletics ETH Meseret Defar
5,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
2012 Summer Olympics Athletics ETH Meseret Defar
5,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold

Special Notes