|Jan Meda International Cross Country|
|Location||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|Event type||Cross country|
|Distance||12 km for men|
8 km for women
8 km for junior men
6 km for junior women
The Jan Meda International Cross Country is an annual cross country running competition held at the Jan Meda Race Course in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Typically held in January or February, the event serves as the national championship for Ethiopia and doubles as the national trials for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
Matching the world programme, the Jan Meda International holds four races, with senior and junior (under-20) races for both sexes. Similarly, the event featured a senior men's and women's short race over 4 km from 1998 to 2006, when that was a World Championship distance.
The same race course venue is used for the municipal Addis Ababa championships and the national cross country clubs championships.The 2004 and 2009 editions of the national championships doubled as the East African Cross Country Championships.
|Edition||Year||Men's winner||Time (m:s)||Women's winner||Time (m:s)|
|13th||1996||Habte Jifar||36:30||Derartu Tulu||20:55|
|16th||1999||Tesfaye Tola||36:20||Gete Wami||27:50|
|18th||2001||Dejene Berhanu||?||Gete Wami||?|
|19th||2002||Haile Gebrselassie||35:42||Leila Aman||?|
|20th||2003||Gebregziabher Gebremariam||35:32.10||Werknesh Kidane||27:02.82|
|21st||2004||Gebregziabher Gebremariam||36:52.64||Werknesh Kidane||28:14.44|
|22nd||2005||Abebe Dinkesa||35:17||Tirunesh Dibaba||26:46|
|23rd||2006||Abebe Dinkesa||35:30||Meselech Melkamu||27:54|
|24th||2007||Tadese Tola||35:13.21||Meselech Melkamu||26:51.71|
|25th||2008||Abebe Dinkesa||?||Gelete Burka||25:15|
|26th||2009||Gebregziabher Gebremariam||35:16||Wude Ayalew||27:18|
|27th||2010||Azmeraw Bekele||37:23||Meselech Melkamu||27:36|
|28th||2011||Hunegnaw Mesfin||32:20||Meselech Melkamu||21:23|
|30th||2013||Feyisa Lilesa||34:36||Hiwot Ayalew||26:22|
|31st||2014||Yassin Hassen||35:20.4||Genet Yalew||25:37.9|
|32nd||2015||Tamirat Tola||35:08||Genet Yalew||26:09|
|33rd||2016||Getaneh Molla||35:37||Enatnesh Alamirew||27:27|
|34th||2017||Getaneh Molla||30:57||Dera Dida||35:28|
|35th||2018||Enyew Mekonnen||31:01||Enatnesh Alamirew||35:32|
|36th||2019||Mogos Tuemay||31:16||Dera Dida||35:50|
|37th||2020||Nibret Melak||30:58||Tsigie Gebreselama||35:07|
|38th||2021||Nibret Melak||30:09||Zewditu Aderew||34:49|
|Year||Men's winner||Women's winner|
|1999||Hailu Mekonnen||Gete Wami|
|2001||Hailu Mekonnen||Werknesh Kidane|
|2002||Kenenisa Bekele||Werknesh Kidane|
|2003||Hailu Mekonnen||Tirunesh Dibaba|
|2004||Dejene Berhanu||Werknesh Kidane|
|2005||Dejene Berhanu||Meselech Melkamu|
|2006||Ali Abdosh||Gelete Burka|
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