Dejene Debela

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Dejene Debela
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Full nameDejene Debela Gonfa
Born (1995-01-09) 9 January 1995 (age 25)
Event(s) Long-distance running

Dejene Debela Gonfa (born 9 January 1995) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner. He won the Xiamen International Marathon both in 2018 and in 2019. [1] [2]

He also won the Beijing Marathon in 2018 and he finished in 2nd place with a personal best of 2:05:46 at the 2019 Chicago Marathon. [2] [3]


Representing Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
2016 Eindhoven Marathon Eindhoven, The Netherlands 5th Marathon 2:10:13
2017 Dubai Marathon Dubai, United Arab Emirates 11thMarathon2:12:18
Eindhoven Marathon Eindhoven, The Netherlands 4thMarathon2:07:10
2018 Xiamen International Marathon Xiamen, China1stMarathon2:11:22
Rome Marathon Rome, Italy 7thMarathon2:12:01
Beijing Marathon Beijing, China1stMarathon2:12:08
Abu Dhabi Marathon Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2ndMarathon2:07:06
2019 Xiamen International Marathon Xiamen, China1stMarathon2:09:26
Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States2ndMarathon2:05:46
2020 Xiamen International Marathon Xiamen, China5thMarathon2:11:07
Marrakech Marathon Marrakech, Morocco 9thMarathon2:09:10

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  2. 1 2 "Aiyabei ends Kenyan drought at Beijing Marathon". World Athletics. 16 September 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
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