Ethiopia’s most popular, well-known, or well-known athletes are listed here. The list contains Ethiopia’s most famous athletes. You can use this fact-based list to create your own, re-ranking it to meet your preferences. Haile Gebrselassie is a long-distance track and road runner from Ethiopia. In the 10,000 meters, he won two Olympic gold medals and four World Championship crowns. He won the Berlin Marathon four times in a row and the Dubai Marathon three times in a row.
He also won four world titles indoors and was the World Half Marathon Champion in 2001. Haile won important competitions across distances ranging from 1500 meters to the marathon while transitioning from outdoor, indoor, and cross country running to road racing.
Ethiopian cross-country skier Robel Zeimichael Teklemariam has been competing since 2006. He competed in two Winter Olympics and came in 83rd place in the 15 km event in Turin in 2006. Teklemariam finished 74th in the individual sprint and 104th in the 15 km event at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007 in Sapporo.
In January 2010, he finished 25th in a smaller event at a 15 km race in Switzerland. He formed and leads the Ethiopian National Skiing Federation, despite having resided in the United States since the age of nine and speaking fluent Amharic.
Ethiopian long-distance runner Ejegayehu Dibaba Keneni She is an Oromo woman from the Oromia Region’s Arsi Zone, which is located at a high altitude. Her younger sisters Tirunesh and Genzebe are both international long-distance athletes, while her brother Dejene is being groomed as a future star.