Marhu Teferi, also known as Teferi Marhu (מארו טפרי; born August 17, 1992) is an Ethiopian-born Israeli marathon runner who represented Israel at the 2016 Olympics in the Marathon. He has set Israeli records in both the half marathon and marathon.
Teferi at the 2015 Berlin Marathon
|Native name||Teferi Marhu|
|Born||August 17, 1992|
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||52 kg (115 lb)|
|Event(s)||Half marathon, Marathon|
|Updated on 10 August 2016.|
Early and personal lifeEdit
In January 2018, Teferi finished in second place (2:18.35) at the Tiberias Marathon. In August 2018, he ran a 2:13:00 and broke the Israeli marathon record (set in 2003 by Ayele Seteng), while coming in seventh in the 2018 European Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany.
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