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Weynay Ghebresilasie (born 24 March 1994 in Gheza Hamle, Eritrea) is an Eritrean runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.[1] He competed in that event at the 2012 Summer Olympics, coming tenth in his heat, and was the flag bearer of the Eritrean team.[2][3] He also placed sixth at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics that year.

Subsequent to the Olympics, he sought political asylum in the United Kingdom.[4] He joined Sunderland Harriers & Athletic Club and stated that if successful in his asylum application he would like to run for Great Britain.[5]

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