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Habte Jifar

Habte Jifar (born January 29, 1976 in Ambo, Ethiopia) is an Ethiopian middle distance runner. He has a total of three medals in the All-African Games. His best performance in a global event was a sixth place at the 1999 World Championships. He currently specializes in the marathon race.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ethiopia
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd
5,000 m
1995 All-Africa Games Harare, Zimbabwe 2nd
5,000 m
2nd 10,000 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 7th 10,000 m
1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 3rd 10,000 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 9th 10,000 m

External links

  • Habte Jifar profile at IAAF

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