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Ethiopia Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

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Host City: Beijing, China
Date Started: August 15, 2008
Date Finished: August 23, 2008

Events for Ethiopia: 10
Participants for Ethiopia: 27 (14 men and 13 women)
Youngest Participant for Ethiopia: Abreham Cherkos (18 years, 332 days)
Oldest Participant for Ethiopia: Haile Gebrselassie (35 years, 122 days)
Most Medals for Ethiopia (Athlete): Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenenisa Bekele (2 medals)

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Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Deresse Mekonnen 20 Men's 1,500 metres 6 h2 r2/3
Mulugeta Wendimu 23 Men's 1,500 metres 10 h1 r2/3
Demma Daba 19 Men's 1,500 metres 8 h3 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tsegaye Kebede 21 Men's Marathon 3 Bronze
Deriba Merga 25 Men's Marathon 4
Gashaw Asfaw 29 Men's Marathon 7

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Women's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gelete Burka 22 Women's 1,500 metres 6 h2 r1/2
Meskerem Assefa 22 Women's 1,500 metres 10 h3 r1/2

Women's 5,000 metres

Women's 10,000 metres

Women's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dire Tune 23 Women's Marathon 15
Berhane Adere 35 Women's Marathon AC
Gete Wami 33 Women's Marathon AC

Women's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

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