Selemon Barega ETH   
Date of birth: 20 January 00
Age: 24 years 33 days
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 59 kg
10,000m Olympic Champion 2021
3000m World Indoor Champion 2022
5000m World Championships Silver Medallist 2019
3000m World Indoor Silver Medallist 2018
2 World Championships Bronzes
2019: 3xCCTEAMLONG 2023: 10000
5000m 5th at World Championships 2017
10,000m 5th at World Championships 2022
Cross Country Long 5th at World Championships 2019
5000m World Championships finalist 2022
Cross Country Long World Championships finalist 2023
5000m World Junior Champion 2016
3000m World Youth Champion 2017
5000m African Junior Champion 2017
5000m 4th at World Junior Championships 2018
1 National Title
10,000m World Junior Alltime no. 2 26:49.46 Hengelo 17 Jul 2019
5000m World Junior Alltime no. 1 12:43.02 Bruxelles 31 Aug 2018
Two Miles World Alltime no. 11 8:08.69 Stanford CA 30 Jun 2019
10,000m World Alltime no. 21 26:44.73 Hengelo 5 Jun 2022
10km, Road World Alltime no. 1343 28:36A Addis Ababa 26 Nov 2017
1500m World Alltime no. 187 3:32.97 Doha 25 Sep 2020
3000m World Alltime no. 13 7:26.28 Eugene OR 17 Sep 2023
5000m World Alltime no. 10 12:43.02 Bruxelles 31 Aug 2018
3000m World Indoor Alltime no. 5 7:25.82 Toruń 6 Feb 2024
Half Marathon World Alltime no. 6 57:50 Valencia 22 Oct 2023
1500m World Indoor Alltime no. 10 3:32.97 Toruń 17 Feb 2021
3000m World Junior Alltime no. 8 7:32.17 Oslo 13 Jun 2019

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
1500m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2020  3:32.97w   2Doha25 Sep
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2020  3:37.32iw    1Val-de-Reuil14 Feb
2021  3:32.97iw   1Toruń17 Feb
2024  3:37.50iw    3Miramas2 Feb
 
3000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  7:38.90w    1Zagreb29 Aug
2018  7:37.53w    1Ostrava13 Jun
2019  7:32.17w    1Oslo13 Jun
2021  7:37.62w    5Lausanne26 Aug
2023  7:26.28w   5Eugene OR17 Sep
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  7:36.64iw    1Liévin13 Feb
2020  7:33.19iw    2Liévin19 Feb
2021  7:26.10iw    2Liévin9 Feb
2022  7:30.66iw    2Liévin17 Feb
2024  7:25.82iw   1Toruń6 Feb
 
Two Miles
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  8:20.01w    1Eugene OR25 May
2019  8:08.69w   WU20B3Stanford CA30 Jun
2021  8:09.82w    2Eugene OR21 Aug
 
5000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2015  13:58.8hAw    4Addis Ababa14 Jun
2016  13:21.21w    1-19Bydgoszcz23 Jul
2017  12:55.58w    2Lausanne6 Jul
2018  12:43.02w   WU20R1Bruxelles31 Aug
2019  12:53.04w    2Roma6 Jun
2020  12:49.08w    2Ostrava8 Sep
2021  13:02.47w    2Bergamo12 May
2022  12:54.87w    4Roma9 Jun
2023  12:54.17w    2Zürich31 Aug
 
10,000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  26:49.46w   NU20R 2Hengelo17 Jul
2021  26:49.51w    1Hengelo8 Jun
2022  26:44.73w   1Hengelo5 Jun
2023  26:51.87w    2Nerja23 Jun
 
10km, Road
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  28:36Aw   1Addis Ababa26 Nov
 
Half Marathon
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2022  1:00:39w    2Newcastle11 Sep
2023  57:50w   4Valencia22 Oct

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
3000m
WY 2017: 1-177:47.16A 1h1-177:55.73A
5000m
WJ 2016: 1-1913:21.21
AfrC 2017: 1-1913:51.43A
WC 2017: 513:35.34 1h213:21.50
AfrC 2018: 413:52.27
WJ 2018: 4-1913:21.16
WC 2019: 212:59.70 1h113:24.69
WC 2022: 1213:19.62 3h113:24.44
10,000m
OG 2021: 127:43.22
WC 2022: 527:28.39
WC 2023: 327:52.72
Cross Country Team Competition
WC 2017: 1-1917.00A
Cross Country Long Team Competition
WC 2019: 346.00
Cross Country
WC 2017: 5-1923:03A
WC 2019: 532:16
WC 2023: 1230:16
 
Indoor
3000m
WC 2018: 28:15.59 1h27:48.14
WC 2022: 17:41.38 1h27:51.42

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: 2   
Outdoor3:32.97    Doha25 Sep 2020
Indoor3:32.97    Toruń17 Feb 2021
 
3000m
Winstreak: 2 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor7:26.28    Eugene OR17 Sep 2023
Indoor7:25.82    Toruń6 Feb 2024
 
Two Miles
Outdoor8:08.69    WU20BStanford CA30 Jun 2019
 
5000m
   races under 13 minutes: 10   
Outdoor12:43.02    WU20RBruxelles31 Aug 2018
 
10,000m
   races under 27:30.00: 5   
Outdoor26:44.73    Hengelo5 Jun 2022
 
10km, Road
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor28:36A    Addis Ababa26 Nov 2017
 
Half Marathon
Outdoor57:50    Valencia22 Oct 2023

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


5000m, 10 best results (legal):
12:43.02   1Bruxelles31 Aug 2018
12:49.08   2Ostrava8 Sep 2020
12:53.04   2Roma6 Jun 2019
12:54.17   2Zürich31 Aug 2023
12:54.87   4Roma9 Jun 2022
12:55.58   2Lausanne6 Jul 2017
12:56.18   9Firenze2 Jun 2023
12:56.19   1Paris18 Jun 2022
12:59.66   5Zürich29 Aug 2019
12:59.70   2Doha30 Sep 2019
 
Average: 12:54.149
 

3000m, 10 best results (legal):
7:25.82i  1Toruń6 Feb 2024
7:26.10i  2Liévin9 Feb 2021
7:26.28   5Eugene OR17 Sep 2023
7:27.16   2Doha5 May 2023
7:30.66i  2Liévin17 Feb 2022
7:31.38i  1Liévin10 Feb 2024
7:31.39i  2Toruń22 Feb 2022
7:32.17   1Oslo13 Jun 2019
7:33.19i  2Liévin19 Feb 2020
7:34.03i  1Madrid2 Mar 2022
 
Average: 7:29.818
 

Cross Country, 10 best results (legal):
26.26   1Allonnes19 Nov 2017
23:03A   5-19Kampala26 Mar 2017
26:12   1Leffrinckoucke27 Nov 2016
27:13   1Allonnes20 Nov 2016
29:22   2San Giorgio su Legnano5 Jan 2019
30:16   12Bathurst18 Feb 2023
31:01   3Sevilla21 Jan 2018
31:09   1Venta de Baños17 Dec 2017
31:19A   2Addis Ababa10 Feb 2019
32:16   5Aarhus30 Mar 2019
 
Average: 9.8005
Average: 26:13.726
 

Total results in db: 100

By event:

1500m:8
3000m:26
Two Miles:3
5000m:35
10,000m:9
10km, Road:1
Half Marathon:2
Cross Country Team Competition:1
Cross Country Long Team Competition:1
Cross Country:14

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.

1500m
3:37.50iw
SB (35)
3MiramasMiramas2 Feb 
3000m
7:25.82iw
WL PB (1)
1ToruńToruń6 Feb 
7:31.38iw
1LiévinLiévin10 Feb 

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2016Outdoor5000m7913:21.21
2017Outdoor3000m187:38.90
2017Outdoor5000m212:55.58
2017Outdoor10km, Road9628:36A
2018Outdoor3000m87:37.53
2018OutdoorTwo Miles18:20.01
2018Outdoor5000m112:43.02
2018Indoor3000m17:36.64
2019Outdoor3000m17:32.17
2019OutdoorTwo Miles38:08.69
2019Outdoor5000m212:53.04
2019Outdoor10,000m426:49.46
2020Outdoor1500m73:32.97
2020Outdoor5000m412:49.08
2020Indoor1500m123:37.32
2020Indoor3000m27:33.19
2021Outdoor3000m217:37.62
2021OutdoorTwo Miles28:09.82
2021Outdoor5000m1713:02.47
2021Outdoor10,000m226:49.51
2021Indoor1500m33:32.97
2021Indoor3000m27:26.10
2022Outdoor5000m712:54.87
2022Outdoor10,000m326:44.73
2022Indoor3000m37:30.66
2023Outdoor3000m67:26.28
2023Outdoor5000m1012:54.17
2023Outdoor10,000m226:51.87
2023OutdoorHalf Marathon457:50
2024Indoor1500m353:37.50
2024Indoor3000m17:25.82

WINSTREAKS