Deresse Mekonnen Height, Weight, Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Wikipedia, Who, Nationality, Biography

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Date of Birth October 20, 1987
Age 34 years, 3 months, 15 days
Place of Birth Sheno
Country Ethiopia
Profession Olympic Athlete
Horoscope Libra

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Deresse Mekonnen Biography

Deresse Mekonnen is a famous Olympic Athlete, who was born on October 20, 1987 in Ethiopia. According to Astrologers, Deresse Mekonnen’s zodiac sign is Libra.

Deresse Mekonnen Tsigu (Amharic: ደረሠ መኮንነን; born 20 October 1987) is an Ethiopian middle distance runner, who specializes in the 1500 metres. He is a two-time World Indoor champion and was the silver medallist at the 2009 World Championships. He represented Ethiopia in the event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and holds the Ethiopian record for the mile run.

Born in Sheno, Oromia Region, his first major international competition was the 2007 World Championships in Osaka where he finished 11th in the heats. His first major win came at the 2008 World Indoor Championships in Valencia at the 1500 m, where he was initially disqualified for a lane violation after winning the race. However, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation made an appeal, and the disqualification was reversed, giving Mekonnen the gold medal. He came third in the Dream Mile at the Bislett Games in June with an Ethiopian record of 3:49.72 for the distance. He gained selection for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but he just missed a place in the 1500 m final as he was eliminated in the semi-finals.

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His focus of the 2010 season was to retain his world title at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships. In the buildup to the competition, he ran at the Aviva Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham and improved his 1500 m indoor best to 3:33.10 – fifth on the all-time rankings. At the World Indoor Championships Mekonnen held off a challenge from Abdalaati Iguider and became the first athlete since Hicham El Guerrouj to win back-to-back 1500 m titles indoors. A stomach problem side-lined him for six months but on his return in January 2011 he broke Bernard Lagat’s six-year-long win streak in the Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games.

Deresse Mekonnen Net Worth

Deresse Mekonnen is one of the richest Olympic Athlete & listed on most popular Olympic Athlete. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Deresse Mekonnen net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Deresse Mekonnen Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $1.5 Million
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Source of Income Olympic Athlete
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House Living in own house.

His focus of the 2010 season was to retain his world title at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships. In the buildup to the competition, he ran at the Aviva Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham and improved his 1500 m indoor best to 3:33.10 – fifth on the all-time rankings. At the World Indoor Championships Mekonnen held off a challenge from Abdalaati Iguider and became the first athlete since Hicham El Guerrouj to win back-to-back 1500 m titles indoors. A stomach problem side-lined him for six months but on his return in January 2011 he broke Bernard Lagat’s six-year-long win streak in the Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games.

Deresse Mekonnen Height

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Who is Deresse Mekonnen dating?

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Ranked on the list of most popular Olympic Athlete. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Ethiopia. Deresse Mekonnen celebrates birthday on October 20 of every year.

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