|Born||25 December 1996|
Tigist Gashaw Belay (born 25 December 1996) is an Ethiopian-born middle-distance runner competing internationally for Bahrain.She represented that country at the 2016 Summer Olympics without advancing from the first round. Earlier she won the gold at the 2013 World Youth Championships starting for her native Ethiopia.
|2013||World Youth Championships||Donetsk, Ukraine||1st||1500 m||4:14.25|
|African Junior Championships||Bambous, Mauritius||2nd||1500 m||4:12.38|
|2016||Asian Indoor Championships||Doha, Qatar||2nd||1500 m||4:22.17|
|Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||23rd (h)||1500 m||4:10.96|
|2017||Islamic Solidarity Games||Baku, Azerbaijan||4th||1500 m||4:21.31|
|2018||Asian Games||Jakarta, Indonesia||2nd||1500 m||4:09.12|
|2019||Arab Championships||Cairo, Egypt||4th||1500 m||4:32.03|
|1st||4 x 400 m relay||3:48.60|
|Asian Championships||Doha, Qatar||2nd||1500 m||4:14.81|
|World Championships||Doha, Qatar||–||5000 m||DNF|
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