Mebrahtom KEFLEZIGHI

Mebrahtom Keflezighi - U.S.A. - 2012 Olympic marathon fourth place.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 12 August 2012

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 05 May 1975
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Asmara, Eritrea
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • U.S.A.
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Mebrahtom KEFLEZIGHI - U.S.A. - 2012 Olympic marathon fourth place.

'Meb', as he is known, is seen above amongst the leaders passing Buckingham Palace on the first (short) lap.

The inset picture is of him on the last lap (of four) with just five hundred metres still to run.

 

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Men's Marathon. 2012 London Games
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1. Stephen KIPROTICH   UGA   2:08:01
2. Abel KIRUI
  KEN   2:08:27
3. Wilson Kipsang KIPROTICH
  KEN   2:09:37
4. Mebrahtom KEFLEZIGHI
  USA   2:11:06
5. Marilson DOS SANTOS
  BRA   2:11:10
6. Kentaro NAKAMOTO
  JPN   2:11:16
7. Cuthbert NYASANGO
  ZIM   2:12:08
8. Paulo Roberto PAULA
  BRA   2:12:17


World Marathon Majors:

Gold medal – first place 2009 New York City Marathon
Gold medal – first place 2014 Boston Marathon

Silver medal – second place 2004 New York City Marathon

Bronze medal – third place 2005 New York City Marathon
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Boston Marathon

ANNUAL PROGRESS:

2017    2:15:29    New York, NY (USA)    05 NOV 2017
2016    2:12:20    Los Angeles,  (USA)    13 FEB 2016
2015    2:13:32    New York, NY (USA)    01 NOV 2015
2014    2:13:18    New York, NY (USA)    02 NOV 2014
2013    2:23:47    New York, NY (USA)    03 NOV 2013
2012    2:09:08    Houston, TX (USA)      14 JAN 2012
2011    2:09:13    New York, NY (USA)    06 NOV 2011
2010    2:11:38    New York, NY (USA)    07 NOV 2010
2009    2:09:15    New York, NY (USA)    01 NOV 2009 winner
2007    2:15:09    New York, NY (USA)    03 NOV 2007
2006    2:22:02    New York, NY (USA)    05 NOV 2006
2005    2:09:56    New York, NY (USA)    06 NOV 2005
2004    2:09:53    New York, NY (USA)    07 NOV 2004 second place
2003    2:10:03    Chicago, IL (USA)       12 OCT 2003
2002    2:12:35    New York, NY (USA)    03 NOV 2002