Selemon BAREGA

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    20 JAN 2000
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14751317
  • ROAD RACE LABEL STATUS
    2020 Silver
Selemon Barega in the 5000m at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (AFP / Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 10,000m 10 1274
Men's 5000m 1 1404
Men's Overall Ranking 35 1413

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 10,000m 2 for 11 weeks
Men's 5000m 1 for 134 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 7 for 5 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:32.97 Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 25 SEP 2020 1203
3000 Metres 7:32.17 Bislett Stadion, Oslo (NOR) 13 JUN 2019 1225
Two Miles 8:08.69 Cobb Track and Angell Field, Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019 WU20B, AU20B 1217
5000 Metres 12:43.02 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018 WU20R, AU20R 1273
10,000 Metres 26:49.46 Hengelo (NED) 17 JUL 2019 1243

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:32.97 Arena, Toruń (POL) 17 FEB 2021 1257
3000 Metres 7:26.10 Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin (FRA) 09 FEB 2021 1291

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
5000 Metres 13:02.47 Campo Sportivo Putti, Bergamo (ITA) 12 MAY 2021 1201
10,000 Metres 26:49.51 Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 08 JUN 2021 1243

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:32.97 Arena, Toruń (POL) 17 FEB 2021 1257
3000 Metres 7:26.10 Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin (FRA) 09 FEB 2021 1291

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2020 3:32.97 Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 25 SEP 2020

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 7:32.17 Bislett Stadion, Oslo (NOR) 13 JUN 2019
2018 7:37.53 Mestský Stadion, Ostrava (CZE) 13 JUN 2018
2017 7:38.90 Sports Park Mladost, Zagreb (CRO) 29 AUG 2017

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2019 8:08.69 Cobb Track and Angell Field, Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019
2018 8:20.01 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 25 MAY 2018

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2021 13:02.47 Campo Sportivo Putti, Bergamo (ITA) 12 MAY 2021
2020 12:49.08 Mestský Stadion, Ostrava (CZE) 08 SEP 2020
2019 12:53.04 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 06 JUN 2019
2018 12:43.02 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018
2017 12:55.58 Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 06 JUL 2017
2016 13:21.21 Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium, Bydgoszcz (POL) 23 JUL 2016

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2021 26:49.51 Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 08 JUN 2021
2019 26:49.46 Hengelo (NED) 17 JUL 2019

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2020/21 3:32.97 Arena, Toruń (POL) 17 FEB 2021
2019/20 3:37.32 Val-de-Reuil (FRA) 14 FEB 2020

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2020/21 7:26.10 Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin (FRA) 09 FEB 2021
2019/20 7:33.19 Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin (FRA) 19 FEB 2020
2017/18 7:36.64 Liévin (FRA) 13 FEB 2018

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 5000 Metres 12:59.70 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 30 SEP 2019
5. 5000 Metres 13:35.34 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 12 AUG 2017

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 3000 Metres 8:15.59 Birmingham (GBR) 04 MAR 2018

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
5. Senior Race 32:16 Århus (DEN) 30 MAR 2019
5. U20 Race 23:03 Kololo, Kampala (UGA) 26 MAR 2017

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:21.21 Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium, Bydgoszcz (POL) 23 JUL 2016
4. 5000 Metres 13:21.16 Ratina Stadium, Tampere (FIN) 14 JUL 2018

Honours - World U18 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 7:47.16 Kasarani, Nairobi (KEN) 16 JUL 2017

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 12:43.02 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018
1. 3000 Metres 7:32.17 Bislett Stadion, Oslo (NOR) 13 JUN 2019
1. 5000 Metres 13:04.05 Olympiastadion, Stockholm (SWE) 10 JUN 2018
1. Two Miles 8:20.01 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 25 MAY 2018

Honours - African U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:51.43 Tlemcen (ALG) 02 JUL 2017

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 28:23.7h Addis Abeba (ETH) 07 MAY 2019
Results in:

1500 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
06 FEB 2021 Meeting Metz Moselle Athlelor, L'Anneau-Halle d'athlétisme de Metz, Metz FRAFRA C F 1. 3:34.62
17 FEB 2021 Copernicus Cup, Arena, Toruń - World Athletics Indoor Tour POLPOL A F 1. 3:32.97
24 FEB 2021 Villa de Madrid, Gallur, Madrid - World Athletics Indoor Tour ESPESP A F 1. 3:35.42

3000 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
09 FEB 2021 Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin - Indoor Meeting FRAFRA A F 2. 7:26.10

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
12 MAY 2021 3° Meeting Silver Bergamo, Campo Sportivo Putti, Bergamo ITAITA F F 2. 13:02.47

10,000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
16 JAN 2021 Olympic candidate trial competition, Addis Abeba ETHETH F F 1. 27:58.5h
08 JUN 2021 Ethiopian Trials, Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo NEDNED F F 1. 26:49.51