Melat Yisak KEJETA

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Germany Germany
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    27 SEP 1992
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14466358
  • ROAD RACE LABEL STATUS
    2020 Silver
  • ELIGIBILITY
    ETH until 10 MAR 2019 – eligible to represent GER in National Representative Competitions (see World Athletics Eligibility to Represent a Member Rule 1.2.1 b) from 06 MAR 2020
Melat Yisak Kejeta crosses the line in second place at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 (AFP / Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Women's Marathon 143 1207
Women's Overall Ranking 582 1207
Women's Road Running 82 1170

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Women's Marathon 120 for 1 week
Women's Overall Ranking 582 for 30 weeks
Women's Road Running 55 for 3 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
3000 Metres 9:38.17 Baunatal (GER) 03 JUN 2017 981
5000 Metres 16:06.43 Koblenz (GER) 25 MAY 2016 1038
5 Kilometres 15:51 Trier (GER) 31 DEC 2017 1093
10 Kilometres 31:50 Oelde (GER) 09 JUN 2019 1168
Half Marathon 1:05:18 Gdynia (POL) 17 OCT 2020 AR(p), NR 1263
Marathon 2:23:57 Berlin (GER) 29 SEP 2019 1193

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Half Marathon 1:05:18 Gdynia (POL) 17 OCT 2020 AR(p), NR 1263

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 9:38.17 Baunatal (GER) 03 JUN 2017

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 16:06.43 Koblenz (GER) 25 MAY 2016
2015 16:13.52 Kassel (GER) 12 AUG 2015

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2017 15:51 Trier (GER) 31 DEC 2017

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2019 31:50 Oelde (GER) 09 JUN 2019
2018 32:39 Würzburg (GER) 29 APR 2018
2017 33:27 Oelde (GER) 10 JUN 2017
2016 33:09 Berlin (GER) 09 OCT 2016
2015 34:15 Bad Liebenzell (GER) 06 SEP 2015
2013 35:15 Frankfurt (GER) 29 DEC 2013

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2020 1:05:18 Gdynia (POL) 17 OCT 2020
2019 1:09:29 Zwolle (NED) 15 JUN 2019
2018 1:08:41 Venlo (NED) 25 MAR 2018
2017 1:11:00 Berlin (GER) 02 APR 2017
2015 1:15:18 Ottendorf (GER) 20 SEP 2015
2014 1:15:06 Mannheim (GER) 31 MAY 2014
2012 1:10:27 Ivry-sur-Seine (FRA) 08 APR 2012
2011 1:10:43 Rabat (MAR) 03 APR 2011

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2019 2:23:57 Berlin (GER) 29 SEP 2019

Honours - World Half Marathon Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Half Marathon 1:05:18 Gdynia (POL) 17 OCT 2020
Results in:

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Remark
21 FEB 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, Ras Al Khaimah UAEUAE A F 11. 1:08:56
13 SEP 2020 Frankfurt Half Marathon Invitational, Frankfurt GERGER F F 1. 1:09:04 UNC
17 OCT 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships, Gdynia POLPOL GW F 2. 1:05:18

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