Lamecha GIRMA

Lamecha GIRMA - Ethiopia - Steeplechase silver medal at two World Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 01 October 2019

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Sunday, 26 November 2000
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Ethiopia.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Ethiopia
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Lamecha GIRMA - Ethiopia - Steeplechase silver medal at two World Championships.

18 year old Lamecha Girma winning the 2nd. heat of the

steeplechase (8:16.64). As the result below indicated the final

had a dramatic end with Kipruto taking the gold by .01  of a second.

Girma got the consolation prize of the Ethiopian national record that

19 year old Wale had improved twice already in 2019 !


2019 World Athletics Championships. Doha, Qatar.

Final men's 3,000m steeplechase.


1.
 Conseslus Kipruto      Kenya
 8:01.35  
 WL  
2.
 Lamecha Girma   Ethiopia  8:01.36  NR  
3.  Soufiane El Bakkali   Morocco  8:03.76  SB  
4.  Getnet Wale   Ethiopia  8:05.21  PB  
5.
 Djilali Bedrani   France  8:05.23  PB 
 
6.  Benjamin Kigen   Kenya  8:06.95    
7.  Abraham Kibiwott   Kenya  8:08.52    
8.
 Hillary Bor   United States    
 8:09.33    

 

2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo.

Men's 3,000m steeplechase final


 1. Soufiane El Bakkali     Morocco     8:09.90
 2. Lamecha Girma   Ethiopia 8:10.38  
 3. Benjamin Kigen   Kenya 8:11.45  
 4. 
Getnet Wale   Ethiopia 8:14.97  
 5. Yemane Haileselassie   Eritrea 8:15.34
 6. Matthew Hughes   Canada 8:16.03
 7. Ryuji Miura   Japan 8:16.90  
 8. Topi Raitanen   Finland 8:17.44

 

 

2022 World Championships. Oregon, U.S.A.

Final men's 3,000m steeplechase.


 1.  
Soufiane El Bakkali   
Morocco (MAR)     
8:25.13   

(8:16.65 heat)


 2.
Lamecha Girma Ethiopia (ETH) 8:26.01  
(8:19.64 heat)

 3. Conseslus Kipruto Kenya (KEN) 8:27.92
(8:17.04 heat)

 4. Getnet Wale Ethiopia (ETH) 8:28.68
(8:17.49 heat)

 5. Abraham Kibiwot Kenya (KEN) 8:28.95
(8:17.04 heat)

 6. Evan Jager United States (USA)     8:29.08
(8:18.44 heat)

 7. Yemane Haileselassie    
Eritrea (ERI) 8:29.40
(8:18.75 heat SB)

 8. Hillary Bor United States (USA) 8:29.77
(8:20.18 heat)