Abadi Hadis

Abadi Hadis (6 November 1997 – 4 February 2020) was an Ethiopian long-distance runner. He placed 15th over 10,000 metres at the 2016 Olympics.[2]

Abadi Hadis
Abadi Hadis Rio 2016.jpg
Hadis at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
NationalityEthiopian
Born(1997-11-06)6 November 1997
Died4 February 2020(2020-02-04) (aged 22)
Mekelle, Ethiopia
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)3000m - half marathon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)3000 m – 7:39.10 (2015)
5000 m – 12:56.27 (2018)
10,000 m – 26:56.46 (2019)
Half marathon – 58:44 (2018)[1]

He won a bronze medal at the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships. He is one of just five men in history to have bettered 13 minutes for 5000m, 27 minutes for 10,000m and 59 minutes for the half marathon.

Hadis died in February 2020 at the age of 22.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Abadi Hadis iaaf.org
  2. ^ "Abadi Hadis". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Ethiopian distance runner Hadis dies". worldathletics.org. 2020-02-05. Retrieved 2020-02-05.

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