Selemon Barega ETH   
Date of birth: 20 January 00
Age: 24 years 89 days
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 53 kg
10,000m Olympic Champion 2021
3000m World Indoor Champion 2022
5000m World Championships Silver Medallist 2019
3000m World Indoor Silver Medallist 2018
2 World Championships Bronzes
2019: 3xCCTEAMLONG 2023: 10000
3000m World Indoor Bronze Medallist 2024
1 National Title
Two Miles World Alltime no. 11 8:08.69 Stanford CA 30 Jun 2019
10,000m World Alltime no. 20 26:44.73 Hengelo 5 Jun 2022
10km, Road World Alltime no. 1356 28:36A Addis Ababa 26 Nov 2017
1500m World Alltime no. 187 3:32.97 Doha 25 Sep 2020
3000m World Junior Alltime no. 8 7:32.17 Oslo 13 Jun 2019
5000m World Alltime no. 10 12:43.02 Bruxelles 31 Aug 2018
Half Marathon World Alltime no. 6 57:50 Valencia 22 Oct 2023
3000m World Indoor Alltime no. 5 7:25.82 Toruń 6 Feb 2024
3000m World Alltime no. 13 7:26.28 Eugene OR 17 Sep 2023
1500m World Indoor Alltime no. 10 3:32.97 Toruń 17 Feb 2021
5000m World Junior Alltime no. 1 12:43.02 Bruxelles 31 Aug 2018
10,000m World Junior Alltime no. 2 26:49.46 Hengelo 17 Jul 2019

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
1500m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2020  3:32.97w    2Doha25 Sep
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2020  3:37.32iw    1Val-de-Reuil14 Feb
2021  3:32.97iw    1Toruń17 Feb
2024  3:37.50iw    3Miramas2 Feb
 
3000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  7:38.90w    1Zagreb29 Aug
2018  7:37.53w    1Ostrava13 Jun
2019  7:32.17w    1Oslo13 Jun
2021  7:37.62w    5Lausanne26 Aug
2023  7:26.28w    5Eugene OR17 Sep
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  7:36.64iw    1Liévin13 Feb
2020  7:33.19iw    2Liévin19 Feb
2021  7:26.10iw    2Liévin9 Feb
2022  7:30.66iw    2Liévin17 Feb
2024  7:25.82iw    1Toruń6 Feb
 
Two Miles
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  8:20.01w    1Eugene OR25 May
2019  8:08.69w   WU20B 3Stanford CA30 Jun
2021  8:09.82w    2Eugene OR21 Aug
 
5000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2015  13:58.8hAw    4Addis Ababa14 Jun
2016  13:21.21w    1-19Bydgoszcz23 Jul
2017  12:55.58w    2Lausanne6 Jul
2018  12:43.02w   WU20R 1Bruxelles31 Aug
2019  12:53.04w    2Roma6 Jun
2020  12:49.08w    2Ostrava8 Sep
2021  13:02.47w    2Bergamo12 May
2022  12:54.87w    4Roma9 Jun
2023  12:54.17w    2Zürich31 Aug
 
10,000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  26:49.46w   NU20R 2Hengelo17 Jul
2021  26:49.51w    1Hengelo8 Jun
2022  26:44.73w    1Hengelo5 Jun
2023  26:51.87w    2Nerja23 Jun
 
10km, Road
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  28:36Aw    1Addis Ababa26 Nov
 
Half Marathon
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2022  1:00:39w    2Newcastle11 Sep
2023  57:50w    4Valencia22 Oct

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
3000m
WY 2017: 1-177:47.16A 1h1-177:55.73A
5000m
WJ 2016: 1-1913:21.21
AfrC 2017: 1-1913:51.43A
WC 2017: 513:35.34 1h213:21.50
AfrC 2018: 413:52.27
WJ 2018: 4-1913:21.16
WC 2019: 212:59.70 1h113:24.69
WC 2022: 1213:19.62 3h113:24.44
10,000m
OG 2021: 127:43.22
WC 2022: 527:28.39
WC 2023: 327:52.72
Cross Country Team Competition
WC 2017: 1-1917.00A
Cross Country Long Team Competition
WC 2019: 346.00
Cross Country
WC 2017: 5-1923:03A
WC 2019: 532:16
WC 2023: 1230:16
 
Indoor
3000m
WC 2018: 28:15.59 1h27:48.14
WC 2022: 17:41.38 1h27:51.42
WC 2024: 37:43.64

PERSONAL BESTS

note: click on event name to get head to head stats against another athlete,
click on indoor/outdoor to see PB progression.

 
1500m
   races under 3:33.00: 2   
Outdoor3:32.97    Doha25 Sep 2020
Indoor3:32.97    Toruń17 Feb 2021
 
3000m
Outdoor7:26.28    Eugene OR17 Sep 2023
Indoor7:25.82    Toruń6 Feb 2024
 
Two Miles
Outdoor8:08.69    WU20BStanford CA30 Jun 2019
 
5000m
   races under 13 minutes: 10   
Outdoor12:43.02    WU20RBruxelles31 Aug 2018
 
10,000m
   races under 27:30.00: 5   
Outdoor26:44.73    Hengelo5 Jun 2022
 
10km, Road
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor28:36A    Addis Ababa26 Nov 2017
 
Half Marathon
Outdoor57:50    Valencia22 Oct 2023

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


5000m, 10 best results (legal):
12:43.02   1Bruxelles31 Aug 2018
12:49.08   2Ostrava8 Sep 2020
12:53.04   2Roma6 Jun 2019
12:54.17   2Zürich31 Aug 2023
12:54.87   4Roma9 Jun 2022
12:55.58   2Lausanne6 Jul 2017
12:56.18   9Firenze2 Jun 2023
12:56.19   1Paris18 Jun 2022
12:59.66   5Zürich29 Aug 2019
12:59.70   2Doha30 Sep 2019
 
Average: 12:54.149
 

3000m, 10 best results (legal):
7:25.82i  1Toruń6 Feb 2024
7:26.10i  2Liévin9 Feb 2021
7:26.28   5Eugene OR17 Sep 2023
7:27.16   2Doha5 May 2023
7:30.66i  2Liévin17 Feb 2022
7:31.38i  1Liévin10 Feb 2024
7:31.39i  2Toruń22 Feb 2022
7:32.17   1Oslo13 Jun 2019
7:33.19i  2Liévin19 Feb 2020
7:34.03i  1Madrid2 Mar 2022
 
Average: 7:29.818
 

Cross Country, 10 best results (legal):
26.26   1Allonnes19 Nov 2017
23:03A   5-19Kampala26 Mar 2017
26:12   1Leffrinckoucke27 Nov 2016
27:13   1Allonnes20 Nov 2016
29:22   2San Giorgio su Legnano5 Jan 2019
30:16   12Bathurst18 Feb 2023
31:01   3Sevilla21 Jan 2018
31:09   1Venta de Baños17 Dec 2017
31:19A   2Addis Ababa10 Feb 2019
32:16   5Aarhus30 Mar 2019
 
Average: 9.8005
Average: 26:13.726
 

Total results in db: 101

By event:

1500m:8
3000m:27
Two Miles:3
5000m:35
10,000m:9
10km, Road:1
Half Marathon:2
Cross Country Team Competition:1
Cross Country Long Team Competition:1
Cross Country:14

IN 2024

position in the world list in brackets following the season's best,
junior list position in green and youth list position in orange.
help: click on competition name or Venue to see competition results.
help: click on placing to see event results in the competition.

1500m
3:37.50iw
SB (45)
3MiramasMiramas2 Feb 
3000m
7:25.82iw
WL PB (1)
1ToruńToruń6 Feb 
7:31.38iw
1LiévinLiévin10 Feb 
7:43.64iw
3WCGlasgowWC, Glasgow2 Mar 

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2016Outdoor5000m7913:21.21
2017Outdoor3000m187:38.90
2017Outdoor5000m212:55.58
2017Outdoor10km, Road9628:36A
2018Outdoor3000m87:37.53
2018OutdoorTwo Miles18:20.01
2018Outdoor5000m112:43.02
2018Indoor3000m17:36.64
2019Outdoor3000m17:32.17
2019OutdoorTwo Miles38:08.69
2019Outdoor5000m212:53.04
2019Outdoor10,000m426:49.46
2020Outdoor1500m73:32.97
2020Outdoor5000m412:49.08
2020Indoor1500m123:37.32
2020Indoor3000m27:33.19
2021Outdoor3000m217:37.62
2021OutdoorTwo Miles28:09.82
2021Outdoor5000m1713:02.47
2021Outdoor10,000m226:49.51
2021Indoor1500m33:32.97
2021Indoor3000m27:26.10
2022Outdoor5000m712:54.87
2022Outdoor10,000m326:44.73
2022Indoor3000m37:30.66
2023Outdoor3000m67:26.28
2023Outdoor5000m1012:54.17
2023Outdoor10,000m226:51.87
2023OutdoorHalf Marathon457:50
2024Indoor1500m453:37.50
2024Indoor3000m17:25.82

WINSTREAKS