Gelete BURKA

Gelete BURKA - Ethiopia - 10,000m Silver medal at 2015 World Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 24 August 2015

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 23 January 1986
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Kofele, Ethiopia.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Ethiopia
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Gelete BURKA - Ethiopia - 10,000m Silver medal at 2015 World Championships.

Gelete Burka tries her best to pass Vivian Cheruiyot as the two

race to the finish of the women's 10,000 metres final in Beijing,

but the Kenyian teenager was just too strong.



2015 World Championships Beijing.
Women's 10,000m Final.


1. Vivian  CHERUIYOT  KEN 31:41.31

2. Gelete  BURKA  ETH  31:41.77

3.  Emily  INFELD  USA  31:43.39

4.  Molly  HUDDLE  USA  31:43.58

5.  Sally  KIPYEGO  KEN  31:44.42 SB

6.  Shalane  FLANAGAN  USA  31.46.23

7.  Alemitu  HEROYE  ETH  31:49.73

8.  Betsy  SAINA  KEN  31:51.35 SB .

 

PERSONAL BEST TIMES:


800 metres outdoor - 2:02.89 (2010)
1500 metres outdoor - 3:58.79 (2009)
1500 metres indoor - 3:59.75 (2008)
Mile run outdoor - 4:18.23 (2008)
Mile run indoor - 4:23.53 (2010)
3000 metres outdoor - 8:25.92 (2006)
3000 metres indoor - 8:31.94 (2008)
5000 metres outdoor - 14:31.20 (2007)
10,000 metres track - 30:26.66 (2016)
10K road - 32:01 (2014), (2017)
Half marathon road - 1:09.32 (2016)
Marathon road - 2:26.03 (2014)