Mebrahtom Keflezighi

USA Track and Field

Meb Keflezighi headshot
  • 2000
  • 2004
  • 2012
Name: Mebrahtom Keflezighi
Sport:
Track & Field
Discipline:
Marathon
Height:
5’5”
Current Residence: 
Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
College: 
University of California, Los Angeles ’99, Communications

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, 4th in marathon
  • 2004 Olympic Games, silver medal in marathon
  • 2000 Olympic Games, 12th in 10,000m

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials marathon champion
  • 2009 National marathon and half-marathon champion
  • 2009 New York City Marathon champion
  • 2006 Boston Marathon, 3rd
  • 2004 New York City Marathon, 2nd
  • 1997 NCAA Outdoor 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter champion
  • 1997 NCAA Indoor 5,000-meter champion
  • 1997 NCAA cross-country champion
  • American 20,000-meter record holder

Fun Facts: Hobbies include running, reading and biking.

Learn more: 
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