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Abreham CHERKOS

Abreham Cherkos - Ethiopia - 5th in the 5000m at the 2008 Olympic Games

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 23 August 2008

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 23 September 1989
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Arssi, Ethiopia
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Ethiopia
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Abreham CHERKOS - Ethiopia - 5th in the 5000m at the 2008 Olympic Games

Abreham Cherkos is pictured above (1658) leading the field alongside his compatriot Tariku Bekele (1657) during the final of the men's 5000m at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Cherkos would go on to finish in 5th place in a time of 13.16.46, with Bekele a further position back in 6th. The gold medal went to Tariku's elder brother Kenenisa Bekele, who is behind Abreham in the photo above.

 

Men's 5000m. Final

2008 Olympic Games.


1. Kenenisa BEKELE   ETH   12: 57.82 OR
2. Eliud KIPCHOGE   KEN   13: 02.80
3. Edwin Cheruiyot SOI   KEN   13: 06.22
4. Moses Ndiema KIPSIRO   UGA   13: 10.56
5. Abreham CHERKOS   ETH   13: 16.46
6. Tariku BEKELE   ETH   13: 19.06
7. Juan Luis BARRIOS   MEX   13: 19.79
8. James Kwalia C'KURUI   QAT   13: 23.48

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS 5000 metres.

2008     12:57.56     Berlin     01 JUN
2007     13:05.83     Ostrava     27 JUN
2006     12:54.19     Roma 14 JUL
2005     13:25.65     Berlin     04 SEP 

 

MARATHON.

2015     2:08:14     Seoul     15 MAR
2014     2:07:08     Seoul     16 MAR
2012     2:12:46     London     22 APR
2010     2:07:29     Amsterdam     17 OCT