Running is the activity of moving fast on foot, especially as a sport. Running became a very popular sport worldwide after while it took place in Olympic games. In this game many persons run daily in morning to maintain their health and some persons run in competitions to win medal. It is thought that human running evolved at least four and a half million years ago out of the ability of the ape-like Australopithecus, an early ancestor of humans, to walk upright on two legs. Below are the list of famous marathon runners who born in Eritrea.
Famous Marathon Runners from Eritrea List
1. Yared Asmerom
Yared Asmerom Tesfit was born on 4th February 1980 in Asmara, He is a famous long distance runner of Eritrea who specializes in the marathon races. He is the best performer of Eritrea at 2008 Olympics held in Beijing. Asmerom won many medals for his country. He also participated in world Road Running Championship in 2006 but did not finish the race.
Yared Asmerom: Eritrean Runner
2. Beraki Beyene
Beraki Beyene was born 6th February 1980, he is an Eritrean long distance runner who specialises in the marathon races. Hw won mny medals for his country in many championships and competitions. Beraki Beyene participated in 2015 World Championship in Beijing. He is a popular marathon runner of Eritrea. You can also read more information about this runner through “View More” tab.
Beraki Beyene: Eritrean Runner
3. Tewelde Estifanos
Tewelde Estifanos was born on 2nd November 1981, he is popular Eritrean long distance runner who specialises in the marathon races. He participated in many championships and competitions and also won various medals for his country. In 2016 Summer Olympic he represented Eritrea, where he finished in 60th place with a time of 2:19:12. Check more detail about Tewelde Estifanos by click on “View More” tab given below the article.
Tewelde Estifanos: Eritrean Runner
4. Samson Kiflemariam
Samson Kiflemariam was born on 23rd January 1984 Quazien, Maekel, he is a great Eritrean long-distance runner who specializes in the 5000 metres race. He won the 2010 World Mountain Running Championships. He won many medals for his country in various championships and competitions. In 2004 he participated in summer Olympics and in 2005 in World championship.
Samson Kiflemariam: Eritrean Runner
5. Yohanes Ghebregergis
Yohanes Ghebregergis was born on 1st January 1989, he is a great long distance runner of Eritrea who who specializes in the marathon races. He competed in the men’s marathon at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics, placing 7th in 2:12:07. Ghebregergis won many medals in championships and competition for his country. Get complete detail about Yohanes Ghebregergis and his career by click on “View More” button.
Yohanes Ghebregergis: Eritrean Runner
6. Zersenay Tadese
Zersenay Tadese was born on 8th February 1982 Adi Bana, Eritrea, he is a great long distance runner and road running athlete. He currently holds the men’s half marathon world record. In cross country running he won 1 gold medal, one silver medal and two bronze medals. Zersenay Tadese participated in summer Olympics four time in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016.
Zersenay Tadese: Eritrean Olympic Athlete