Zebedayo Bayo

Zebedayo Bayo (born 20 May 1976 in Arusha) is a Tanzanian long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon.

He won the City-Pier-City Loop half marathon in the Hague in 2000.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Tanzania
1997 Ferrara Marathon Ferrara, Italy 1st Marathon 2:14:12
Venice Marathon Venice, Italy 2nd Marathon 2:12:12
World Championships Athens, Greece 68th Marathon 3:11:19
1998 New York City Marathon New York, United States 3rd Marathon 2:08:51
Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, United States 1st Marathon 2:11:21
1999 Paris Marathon Paris, France 10th Marathon 2:11:17
World Championships Seville, Spain Marathon DNF
2000 World Cross Country Championships Vilamoura, Portugal 14th Long race 36:15
Paris Half Marathon Paris, France 1st Half marathon 1:00:50
City-Pier-City Loop The Hague, Netherlands 1st Half marathon 1:01:07
Paris Marathon Paris, France 4th Marathon 2:09:18
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 61st Marathon 2:26:24
World Half Marathon Championships Veracruz, Mexico 7th Half marathon 1:04:25
2001 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 4th Marathon 2:11:12
Hokkaido Marathon Sapporo, Japan 2nd Marathon 2:14:49
2002 Lake Biwa Marathon Ōtsu, Japan 17th Marathon 2:13:56
2003 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:09:07
Paris Marathon Paris, France 8th Marathon 2:08:54
World Championships Paris, France Marathon DNF
Athens Classic Marathon Athens, Greece 1st Marathon 2:16:59
2004 Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 8th Marathon 2:12:23
Olympic Games Athens, Greece Marathon DNF
2005 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 2nd Marathon 2:10:51
Seoul Marathon Seoul, South Korea 7th Marathon 2:13:29

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Ikaji Salum
Flag bearer for   Tanzania
2000 Sydney
2004 Athens
Succeeded by
Samwel Mwera