Samuel Tefera

Nationality: Ethiopia Date of birth: 23/10/1999

Most recent result

Most recent results: 12th - Diamond League Oslo 5000m (12:55.78 Personal Best) - 30 May 2024; 11th - Diamond League Doha 1500m (3:35.58) - 10 May 2024

Personal records

DisciplineResultYearRemarks
5000m - outdoor12.58.442023
Mile - outdoor3:49.452019All-Time Ethiopia no. 3
1500m - Outdoor3:30.712021All-Time Ethiopia no. 2
800m - Outdoor1:48.402019
Mile - Indoor3:55.862020All-Time Ethiopia no. 5
1500m - Indoor3:30.702019All-Time World no. 2
3000m - Indoor7:33.802024All-Time Ethiopia no. 11

Career highlights

2024

Outdoors:
12th – Diamond League Oslo 5000m (12:55.78)
11th – Diamond League Doha 1500m (3:35.58)
World Rank as of 2-Jun (by time): 5000m – 19th

Indoors:
1st – Astana 3000m (7:33.80)
8th – Lievin 3000m (7:46.65)
1st – Torun 1500m (3:34.61)
7th – World Champs Glasgow 1500m Final (3:38.10)
3rd – World Champs Glasgow 1500m Heat (3:39.66)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 3000m – 7th; 1500m – 10th

2023

Outdoors:
12th – Diamond League Firenze 5000m (12:58.44)
7th – Diamond League Oslo 5000m (13:02.09)
14th – Diamond League Monaco 5000m (13:22.22)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 5000m – 18th

2022

Outdoors:
2nd – Diamond League Oslo 5000m (13:04.35)
2nd – World Championships Eugene 1500m Heat (3:36.35)
9th – World Championships Eugene 1500m Semi-Final (3:37:71)

Indoors:
2nd – Lievin 1500m (3:30.70)
1st – World Champs Beograd 1500m Final (3:32.77)
1st – World Champs Beograd 1500m Heat (3:37.05)
1st – Metz Indoors 3000m (7:37.45)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 1500m – 2nd; 3000m – 12th

2021

Outdoors:
7th – WA Diamond League Monaco 1500m (3:30.71)
4th – WA Diamond League Doha 1500m (3:32.52)
3rd – Hengelo 1500m (3:33.06)
10th – Diamond League Brussels 1500m (3:36.20)
9th – Olympic Games Tokyo 1500m Heat (3:37.78)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 1500m – 9th

2020

Indoors:
1st – Lievin 1500m (3:35.54)
1st – Athlone Mile (3:55.86)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 1500m – 2nd; Mile – 4th

2019

Outdoors:
1st – IAAF Diamond League London Mile (3:49.45)
8th – IAAF Diamond League Stanford Mile (3:53.50)
6th – IAAF Diamond League Lausanne 1500m (3:31.39)
9th – IAAF Diamond League Paris 1500m (3:31.82)
9th – IAAF Diamond League Brussels 1500m (3:35.64)
4th – IAAF Diamond League Birmingham 1500m (3:35.77)
7th – IAAF World Champs Doha 1500m Heat (3:37.82)
11th – Ostrava 800m (1:48.40)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): Mile – 1st; 1500m – 8th

Indoors:
1st – Birmingham 1500m (3:31.04)
1st – Torun 1500m (3:35.57)
2nd – Dusseldorf 1500m (3:36.34)
1st – Lievin 1500m (3:36.72)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 1500m – 1st

2018

Outdoors:
2nd – IAAF Diamond League Eugene Mile (3:51.26)
2nd – IAAF Diamond League Shanghai 1500m (3:31.63)
3rd – IAAF Diamond League Roma 1500m (3:34.84)
1st – National Champs Addis Ababa 1500m (3:36.1)
5th – IAAF World Jr Champs Tampere 1500m Final (3:43.91)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): Mile – 2nd (Junior – 1st); 1500m – 8th (Junior – 2nd)

Indoors:
1st – Val-de-Reuil 1500m (3:36.05)
1st – Mondeville 1500m (3:39.79)
1st – IAAF World Champs Birmingham 1500m Heat (3:44.00)
1st – IAAF World Champs Birmingham 1500m Final (3:58.19)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 1500m – 4th (Junior – 1st)

2017

Outdoors:
1st – Hengelo 1500m (3:33.78)
2nd – National Champs Addis Ababa 1500m (3:38.3)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 1500m – 18th (Junior – 2nd)