Yomif Kejelcha ETH   
Date of birth: 1 August 97
Age: 26 years 268 days
Height: 186 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Club/team: Nike Oregon Project
2 World Indoor Titles
2016: 3000 2018: 3000
3 World Championships Silvers
2017: 4xMIXXC 2019: 10000 2023: 5K
5000m 4th at World Championships 2017
5000m 4th at World Championships 2015
5000m 5th at World Championships 2023
10,000m 8th at Olympic Games 2021
5000m 8th at World Championships 2022
5000m World Junior Champion 2014
3000m World Youth Champion 2013
5000m African Junior Champion 2015
5000m World Junior Alltime no. 8 12:53.98 Bruxelles 11 Sep 2015
2000m World Indoor Alltime no. 24 4:57.74 Metz 28 Feb 2014
One Mile World Alltime no. 919 3:58.24 Stanford CA 30 Jun 2019
10,000m World Alltime no. 29 26:49.34 Doha 6 Oct 2019
1500m World Alltime no. 169 3:32.59 Zagreb 4 Sep 2018
3000m World Indoor Alltime no. 92 7:38.67 Karlsruhe 3 Feb 2018
3000m World Junior Alltime no. 1 7:28.19 Saint-Denis 27 Aug 2016
Half Marathon World Alltime no. 3 57:41 Valencia 22 Oct 2023
1500m World Indoor Alltime no. 4 3:31.25+ Boston MA 3 Mar 2019
3000m World Alltime no. 4 7:23.64 Eugene OR 17 Sep 2023
One Mile World Indoor Alltime no. 1 3:47.01 Boston MA 3 Mar 2019
5000m World Alltime no. 6 12:41.73 Oslo 15 Jun 2023
5km, Road World Alltime no. 2 12:50 Lille 19 Mar 2023
10km, Road World Alltime no. 3 26:37 Laredo 16 Mar 2024

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
1500m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  3:32.94w    1Hengelo11 Jun
2018  3:32.59w    2Zagreb4 Sep
2019  3:39.95+w    13Stanford CA30 Jun
2020  3:32.69w    5Monaco14 Aug
2022  3:37.85w    4Doha13 May
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  3:31.25+iw    1Boston MA3 Mar
 
One Mile
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  3:58.24w    13Stanford CA30 Jun
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  3:47.01iw   WR 1Boston MA3 Mar
 
2000m
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  4:57.74iw   WU18B AU20R 2Metz28 Feb
 
3000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  7:53.56w    1-17Donetsk14 Jul
2014  7:36.28w    2Ostrava17 Jun
2015  7:39.99w    5Doha15 May
2016  7:28.19w   WU20R 1Saint-Denis27 Aug
2017  7:32.27w    3Doha5 May
2018  7:28.00w    1Göteborg/S18 Aug
2021  7:26.25w    1Oslo1 Jul
2023  7:23.64w   NR 2Eugene OR17 Sep
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  7:42.05iw   WU18B 1Bordeaux26 Jan
2016  7:39.11iw    2Stockholm/G17 Feb
2018  7:38.67iw    2Karlsruhe3 Feb
 
5000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  13:25.19w    1-19Eugene OR25 Jul
2015  12:53.98w    1Bruxelles11 Sep
2016  13:03.29w    5Shanghai14 May
2017  13:01.21w    2Eugene OR27 May
2018  12:46.79w    3Bruxelles31 Aug
2019  13:00.56w    1Lausanne5 Jul
2020  13:12.84w    1Hengelo10 Oct
2022  12:52.10w    3Roma9 Jun
2023  12:41.73w    1Oslo15 Jun
 
10,000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  26:49.34w    2Doha6 Oct
2021  26:49.73w    2Hengelo8 Jun
2022  26:49.39w    4Hengelo5 Jun
 
4 Miles
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  17:37w    2Groningen12 Oct
2015  17:21w    1Groningen11 Oct
2017  17:32w    2Groningen8 Oct
 
5km, Road
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  13:55+w    Valencia27 Oct
2022  12:53w    1Herzogenaurach30 Apr
2023  12:50w   NR 1Lille19 Mar
 
10km, Road
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  28:13w    7Rennes13 Oct
2019  27:55+w    Valencia27 Oct
2024  26:37w   NR 1Laredo16 Mar
 
15km, Road
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  42:08+w    Valencia27 Oct
 
20km, Road
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  56:13+w    Valencia27 Oct
 
Half Marathon
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  59:17w    4København16 Sep
2019  59:05w    1Valencia27 Oct
2022  58:32w   NR 2Valencia23 Oct
2023  57:41w   NR 2Valencia22 Oct
 
Mixed Cross Country Relay
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  22:30Aw    2Kampala26 Mar

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
3000m
WY 2013: 1-177:53.56 1h2-178:22.11
YOG 2014: 1-177:56.20 1h1-178:05.85
5000m
WJ 2014: 1-1913:25.19
AfrC 2015: 1-1914:31.03A
WC 2015: 413:52.43 1h213:19.38
WC 2017: 413:33.51 1h113:30.07
WC 2022: 813:12.09 4h213:14.87
WC 2023: 513:12.51 2h213:32.83
10,000m
WC 2019: 226:49.34
OG 2021: 827:52.03
5km, Road
WC 2023: 213:02
Mixed Cross Country Relay
WC 2017: 222:30A
 
Indoor
3000m
WC 2016: 17:57.21 1h17:51.01
WC 2018: 18:14.41 1h17:42.83

PERSONAL BESTS

note: click on event name to get head to head stats against another athlete,
click on indoor/outdoor to see PB progression.

 
1500m
   races under 3:33.00: 5   
Outdoor3:32.59    Zagreb4 Sep 2018
Indoor3:31.25+    Boston MA3 Mar 2019
 
One Mile
1 World Indoor Record
Outdoor3:58.24    Stanford CA30 Jun 2019
Indoor3:47.01    WRBoston MA3 Mar 2019
 
2000m
Indoor4:57.74    WU18B AU20RMetz28 Feb 2014
 
3000m
Outdoor7:23.64    NREugene OR17 Sep 2023
Indoor7:38.67    Karlsruhe3 Feb 2018
 
5000m
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
races under 13 minutes: 7   
Outdoor12:41.73    Oslo15 Jun 2023
 
10,000m
   races under 27:30.00: 4   
Outdoor26:49.34    Doha6 Oct 2019
 
4 Miles
Outdoor17:21    Groningen11 Oct 2015
 
5km, Road
Outdoor12:50    NRLille19 Mar 2023
 
10km, Road
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor26:37    NRLaredo16 Mar 2024
 
15km, Road
Outdoor42:08+    Valencia27 Oct 2019
 
20km, Road
Outdoor56:13+    Valencia27 Oct 2019
 
Half Marathon
Outdoor57:41    NRValencia22 Oct 2023

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


5000m, 10 best results (legal):
12:41.73   1Oslo15 Jun 2023
12:46.79   3Bruxelles31 Aug 2018
12:46.91   1Zürich31 Aug 2023
12:52.10   3Roma9 Jun 2022
12:52.12   2Firenze2 Jun 2023
12:53.98   1Bruxelles11 Sep 2015
12:58.39   1Roma4 Jun 2015
13:00.56   1Lausanne5 Jul 2019
13:01.21   2Eugene OR27 May 2017
13:01.38   6Zürich29 Aug 2019
 
Average: 12:53.517
 

3000m, 10 best results (legal):
7:23.64   2Eugene OR17 Sep 2023
7:26.25   1Oslo1 Jul 2021
7:28.00   1Göteborg/S18 Aug 2018
7:28.19   1Saint-Denis27 Aug 2016
7:32.27   3Doha5 May 2017
7:32.93   1Rabat13 Jul 2018
7:33.37   3Paris1 Jul 2017
7:36.28   2Ostrava17 Jun 2014
7:38.67i  2Karlsruhe3 Feb 2018
7:39.11i  2Stockholm/G17 Feb 2016
 
Average: 7:31.871
 

1500m, 10 best results (legal):
3:31.25+i  1Boston MA3 Mar 2019
3:31.58i  2Birmingham16 Feb 2019
3:32.59   2Zagreb4 Sep 2018
3:32.69   5Monaco14 Aug 2020
3:32.94   1Hengelo11 Jun 2017
3:33.17+i  1New York NY9 Feb 2019
3:35.96   8Ostrava8 Sep 2020
3:36.43+i  1Boston MA26 Jan 2019
3:37.85   4Doha13 May 2022
3:39.95+   13Stanford CA30 Jun 2019
 
Average: 3:34.441
 

Total results in db: 113

By event:

1000m:1
1500m:10
One Mile:7
2000m:1
3000m:29
5000m:39
10,000m:6
4 Miles:3
5km, Road:5
10km, Road:3
15km, Road:1
20km, Road:1
Half Marathon:5
Mixed Cross Country Relay:1
Cross Country:1

IN 2024

position in the world list in brackets following the season's best,
junior list position in green and youth list position in orange.
help: click on competition name or Venue to see competition results.
help: click on placing to see event results in the competition.

10km, Road
26:37iw
WL NR PB (1)
1LaredoLaredo16 Mar 

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2013Outdoor3000m797:53.56
2013Outdoor10km, Road5628:13
2014Outdoor3000m47:36.28
2014Outdoor5000m7213:25.19
2014Indoor2000m74:57.74
2014Indoor3000m217:42.05
2015Outdoor3000m157:39.99
2015Outdoor5000m112:53.98
2016Outdoor3000m17:28.19
2016Outdoor5000m1213:03.29
2016Indoor3000m67:39.11
2017Outdoor1500m103:32.94
2017Outdoor3000m37:32.27
2017Outdoor5000m513:01.21
2018Outdoor1500m133:32.59
2018Outdoor3000m17:28.00
2018Outdoor5000m312:46.79
2018OutdoorHalf Marathon1059:17
2018Indoor3000m37:38.67
2019OutdoorOne Mile473:58.24
2019Outdoor5000m1313:00.56
2019Outdoor10,000m326:49.34
2019Outdoor10km, Road4227:55+
2019Outdoor20km, Road556:13+
2019OutdoorHalf Marathon459:05
2019Indoor1500m23:31.25+
2019IndoorOne Mile13:47.01
2020Outdoor1500m63:32.69
2020Outdoor5000m1613:12.84
2021Outdoor3000m17:26.25
2021Outdoor10,000m326:49.73
2022Outdoor5000m512:52.10
2022Outdoor10,000m626:49.39
2022Outdoor5km, Road112:53
2022OutdoorHalf Marathon558:32
2023Outdoor3000m27:23.64
2023Outdoor5000m312:41.73
2023Outdoor5km, Road112:50
2023OutdoorHalf Marathon257:41
2024Outdoor10km, Road126:37

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