Meraf BAHTA

Meraf BAHTA - Sweden - Silver medal in 2016 European 5,000m Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 10 July 2016

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 24 June 1989
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Dekishahay, Ethiopia.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Sweden
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Meraf BAHTA - Sweden - Silver medal in 2016 European 5,000m Championships.

Meraf Bahta during the final of the women's 5,000 metres at the 2016

Championships.

 

2016 European Championships, Amsterdam.

Final women's 5,000 metres.

 

 1.  Yasemin Can  Turkey  15:18.15
 2.  Meraf Bahta      Sweden  15:20.54  
 3.  Steph Twell  Great Britain  15:20.70  
 4.  Susan Kuijken  Netherlands  15:23.87  SB
 5.  Laura Whittle  Great Britain  15:24.18  
 6.  Eilish McColgan  Great Britain  15:28.53  
 

Meraf Bahta once represented Eritrea and Yasemin Can was born in Kenya.

 

After the European Championships Meref travelled to Brazil for the Olympic Games

and there reached the final of the women's 1,500 metres.


 

2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Women's 1,500 metres Final.


 1.  Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon  Kenya
 4:08.92
 2.  Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia  4:10.27
 3.  Jennifer Simpson  United States  4:10.53
 4.  Shannon Rowbury  United States  4:11.05
 5.  Sifan Hassan  Netherlands  4:11.23
 6.  Meraf Bahta  Sweden  4:12.59
 7.  Laura Muir  Great Britain  4:12.88
 8.  Dawit Seyaum  Ethiopia  4:13.14