Dejen Gebremeskel Ethiopia

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

24 Nov 1989

Height

1.78m

Weight

57kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Top Performances

Sport Guides

ATHLETICS

Dejen Gebremeskel competed in ATHLETICS

Did you know?

  • With 2,000 athletes competing in 47 events, athletics is the largest single sport at the Games.
  • There are 24 track events, the majority of which begin with one or more rounds of heats.
  • The 16 field events start with a qualification stage, with the best athletes qualifying for the final.
  • Only the five road races, the men's and women's 10,000m and the decathlon and heptathlon have no heats.
  • The majority of athletics events are held in the new Olympic Stadium, which has a capacity of 80,000.

Results for Dejen Gebremeskel

Date Event Rank Mark
11 Aug Men's 5000m Final 2 silver 13:41.98
8 Aug Men's 5000m Round 1, Heat 2 1 13:15.15

Head to Head

Dejen Gebremeskel vs Nick Mccormick

Dejen Gebremeskel

Dejen Gebremeskel Ethiopia flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

13:41.98 Men's 5000m

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

57kg

Age

25

Nick Mccormick

Nick Mccormick Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

13:25.70 Men's 5000m

Height

1.88m (6'2")

Weight

70kg

Age

33

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