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Elvan Abeylegesse

Full name: Elvan Abeylegesse
Other name(s): Elvan Can, Hewan Abeye
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2.5 (159 cm)
Weight: 88 lbs (40 kg)
Born: September 11, 1982 in Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Affiliations: Enka Spor Kulubü, İstanbul (TUR)
Country: TUR Turkey
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Adopted Turkish nationality on 2 July 1999.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:58.28 (2004), 5000 – 14:24.68 (2004); 10000 – 29:56.34 (2008).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2004 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Women's 1,500 metres Turkey TUR 8
2004 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Women's 5,000 metres Turkey TUR 12
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Athletics Women's 5,000 metres Turkey TUR 2 Silver
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Athletics Women's 10,000 metres Turkey TUR AC DQ

Women's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
2004 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Turkey Final 8 4:00.67
2004 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Turkey Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QU 4:07.10
2004 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Turkey Round One Heat One 5 QU 4:06.42

Women's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) SP
2004 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Turkey Final 12 15:12.64
2004 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Turkey Round One Heat Two 2 QU 14:54.80
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Athletics Turkey Final 2 15:42.74 3
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Athletics Turkey Round One Heat Two 5 QU 14:58.79 2

Women's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Athletics Turkey Final Standings AC DQ [29:56.34]
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