Tadesse ABRAHAM

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born12 August 1982Age
GenderMale
HeightN/AWeightN/A
Club / TeamSUI

Biography

Allegiance transferee from Eritrea – has lived in Switzerland since March 30, 2004, gained Swiss citizenship on June 10, 2014 and cleared by the IAAF to compete for Switzerland from July 19, 2014. .

Half Mar pb: 60:42 -15 (62:16 -18). 10,000 pb: 28:41.37 -15. 1 ECH Half Mar 2016. At WXC: 2003-dqJ (originally 16th), 2004-J (originally 58th). 1 Swiss 10,000 2014. In the process of his transfer it became clear that he was born in 1982 and not 1986 as he presented when he competed as a junior for Eritrea at the World Cross Country Championships in 2003 and 2004. He has therefore been disqualified from those events for age manipulation.

Marathons (15): 1 Zürich 2009, 2 Gongju 2009, 3 Otsu 2010, 7 Berlin 2010, 5 Toronto 2011, 7 Daegu 2012, 1 Zürich 2013, 7 Honolulu 2013, 9 ECH 2014, 10 Seoul 2015. 19 WCH 2015, 4 Seoul 2016, 7 OLY 2016, 5 New York 2017, dnf Otsu 2018 (“I had difficulties with my breathing and decided at around 24th km to stop.”).

In 2018: dnf Otsu Marathon; 2 Kerzers 15K; 2 Berne 10M; 3 Lugano Half Mar .

DateDiscipline
2 European Golds 2016Half Marathon
2016
European Silver Medallist 2018Marathon
7th at Olympic Games 2016Marathon
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
5000m5NT20 Jun 2015IráklioOutdoor
10,000m428:41.3706 Jun 2015CagliariOutdoor
10 miles1047:1202 Sep 2012TilburgOutdoor
8 km222:5419 Nov 2016BulleOutdoor
10km128:2823 Mar 2013UsterOutdoor
15 km243:4517 Mar 2018KerzersOutdoor
Half Marathon160:4215 Feb 2015BarcelonaOutdoor
Marathon42:06:4020 Mar 2016SeoulOutdoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
10 miles248:2419 May 2018BernOutdoor
15 km243:4517 Mar 2018KerzersOutdoor
Half Marathon362:1627 May 2018LuganoOutdoor
Marathon22:11:2412 Aug 2018BerlinOutdoor