Yomif KEJELCHA

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    01 AUG 1997
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14594967
Yomif Kejelcha after the 10,000m at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (AFP / Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 10,000m 2 1396
Men's 5000m 5 1362
Men's Overall Ranking 22 1430

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 10,000m 2 for 8 weeks
Men's 5000m 1 for 1 week
Men's Overall Ranking 9 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:32.59 Sports Park Mladost, Zagreb (CRO) 04 SEP 2018 1208
One Mile 3:58.24 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019 1096
3000 Metres 7:28.00 Göteborg (SWE) 18 AUG 2018 1252
5000 Metres 12:46.79 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018 1259
10,000 Metres 26:49.34 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 06 OCT 2019 1243
10 Kilometres 28:13 Rennes (FRA) 13 OCT 2013 1121
Half Marathon 59:05 Valencia (ESP) 27 OCT 2019 1231

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:31.58 Arena Birmingham, Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2019 1277
One Mile 3:47.01 Boston, MA (USA) 03 MAR 2019 WR, AR, NR 1304
2000 Metres 4:57.74 Metz (FRA) 28 FEB 2014 WJB, AJB 1198
3000 Metres 7:38.67 Messehalle, Karlsruhe (GER) 03 FEB 2018 1210

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:39.95 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019 1107
One Mile 3:58.24 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019 1096
5000 Metres 13:00.56 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 05 JUL 2019 1208
10,000 Metres 26:49.34 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 06 OCT 2019 1243
Half Marathon 59:05 Valencia (ESP) 27 OCT 2019 1231

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:31.58 Arena Birmingham, Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2019 1277
One Mile 3:47.01 Boston, MA (USA) 03 MAR 2019 WR, AR, NR 1304

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 3:39.95 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019
2018 3:32.59 Sports Park Mladost, Zagreb (CRO) 04 SEP 2018
2017 3:32.94 Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 11 JUN 2017

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2019 3:58.24 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 7:28.00 Göteborg (SWE) 18 AUG 2018
2017 7:32.27 Hamad Bin Suhaim, Doha (QAT) 05 MAY 2017
2016 7:28.19 Paris (FRA) 27 AUG 2016
2015 7:39.99 Hamad Bin Suhaim, Doha (QAT) 15 MAY 2015
2014 7:36.28 Mestský Stadion, Ostrava (CZE) 17 JUN 2014
2013 7:53.56 Donetsk (UKR) 14 JUL 2013

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 13:00.56 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 05 JUL 2019
2018 12:46.79 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018
2017 13:01.21 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
2016 13:03.29 SS, Shanghai (CHN) 14 MAY 2016
2015 12:53.98 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 11 SEP 2015
2014 13:25.19 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 25 JUL 2014

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 26:49.34 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 06 OCT 2019

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2013 28:13 Rennes (FRA) 13 OCT 2013

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2019 59:05 Valencia (ESP) 27 OCT 2019
2018 59:17 København (DEN) 16 SEP 2018

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018/19 3:31.58 Arena Birmingham, Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2019

Indoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2018/19 3:47.01 Boston, MA (USA) 03 MAR 2019

Indoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2013/14 4:57.74 Metz (FRA) 28 FEB 2014

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017/18 7:38.67 Messehalle, Karlsruhe (GER) 03 FEB 2018
2015/16 7:39.11 Globe Arena, Stockholm (SWE) 17 FEB 2016
2013/14 7:42.05 Bordeaux (FRA) 26 JAN 2014

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 10,000 Metres 26:49.34 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 06 OCT 2019
4. 5000 Metres 13:33.51 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 12 AUG 2017
4. 5000 Metres 13:52.43 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 8:14.41 Birmingham (GBR) 04 MAR 2018
1. 3000 Metres 7:57.21 Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR (USA) 20 MAR 2016

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Mixed Relay 22:30 Kololo, Kampala (UGA) 26 MAR 2017

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:25.19 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 25 JUL 2014

Honours - World U18 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 7:53.56 Donetsk (UKR) 14 JUL 2013

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:00.56 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 05 JUL 2019
1. 5000 Metres 13:04.16 SS, Shanghai (CHN) 18 MAY 2019
1. 3000 Metres 7:32.93 Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
1. 3000 Metres 7:28.19 Paris (FRA) 27 AUG 2016
1. 5000 Metres 12:53.98 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 11 SEP 2015
1. 5000 Metres 12:58.39 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 04 JUN 2015
1. 5000 Metres 13:10.54 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 29 MAY 2015

Honours - Youth Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 7:56.20 Olympic Stadium, Nanjing (CHN) 24 AUG 2014

Honours - African U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 14:31.03 Addis Abeba (ETH) 08 MAR 2015
Results in:

1000 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Remark
12 JAN 2019 UW Preview, Seattle, WA USAUSA F F1 1. 2:18.34 OT

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 JUN 2019 Prefontaine Classic, Palo Alto, CA USAUSA F F 3:39.95

1500 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Reggie Lewis, Boston, MA USAUSA F F 3:36.43
09 FEB 2019 NYRR Millrose Games, New York, NY USAUSA F F 3:33.17
16 FEB 2019 Müller Indoor Grand Prix, Arena Birmingham, Birmingham GBRGBR A F 2. 3:31.58

One Mile

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 JUN 2019 Prefontaine Classic, Palo Alto, CA USAUSA GW F 13. 3:58.24

One Mile Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Remark
12 JAN 2019 UW Preview, Seattle, WA USAUSA F F1 1. 3:52.61 OT
26 JAN 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Reggie Lewis, Boston, MA USAUSA A F 1. 3:51.70
09 FEB 2019 NYRR Millrose Games, New York, NY USAUSA D F 1. 3:48.46
03 MAR 2019 Bruce Lehane Invitational Mile, Boston, MA USAUSA F F 1. 3:47.01

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
02 MAY 2019 Payton Jordan Invitational, Palo Alto, CA USAUSA F F1 1. 13:10.72
18 MAY 2019 IAAF Diamond League, SS, Shanghai CHNCHN GW F 1. 13:04.16
05 JUL 2019 Athletissima, Pontaise, Lausanne SUISUI GW F 1. 13:00.56
29 AUG 2019 Weltklasse, Zürich SUISUI DF F 6. 13:01.38

10,000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
17 JUL 2019 Ethiopian Trials, Hengelo NEDNED F F 3. 26:49.99
06 OCT 2019 IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha QATQAT OW F1 2. 26:49.34

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
27 OCT 2019 Medio Maratón Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP, Valencia ESPESP A F 1. 59:05