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News11 Jan 2020

Tefera and Nakaayi join Lievin cast

Organisers of the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais have confirmed that world indoor 1500m champion Samuel Tefera and world 800m champion Halima Nakaayi will compete at the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting in Lievin on 19 February.

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Series30 Nov 2019

Fab five: world records set in 2019

A deluge of world records have been posted in 2019. We highlight five (well, okay, seven) of the best during an unforgettable calendar year for the sport.

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Press Release16 Aug 2019

Ratified: Hassan's world mile record and Tefera's world indoor 1500m record

Sifan Hassan's world mile record of 4:12.33 and Samuel Tefera's 3:31.04 world indoor 1500m record have been ratified.

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Report16 Feb 2019

Tefera breaks world indoor 1500m record in Birmingham

Ethiopia's Samuel Tefera tore up the script for the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, upstaging compatriot Yomif Kejelcha to break the long-standing world indoor 1500m record* at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on Saturday (16).

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Report06 Feb 2019

Tefera clocks 3:35.57 world lead in Torun 

World indoor champion Samuel Tefera clocked a 3:35.57 world lead in the 1500m to highlight the Orlen Copernicus Cup in Torun, Poland, the third stop on the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour, on Wednesday (6).

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Report23 Apr 2018

Championship records by Tefera and Molla highlight Ethiopian Championships

Championship records by world indoor 1500m champion Samuel Tefera and two-time national cross country champion Getaneh Molla were the highlights on the sixth day of the 47th Ethiopian Athletics Championships which concluded on Sunday (22).

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Series19 Apr 2018

Samuel Tefera: I love running because...

Ethiopian teenager Samuel Tefera is one of the most exciting middle-distance talents in the world. Here the recently-minted world indoor champion and world U20 indoor 1500m record-holder talks a little about his journey in the sport and why he runs.

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