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Chala Beyo

Chala Beyo

Ethiopian steeplechase runner
Chala Beyo
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Ethiopian steeplechase runner
Is Athlete Steeplechase runner
From Ethiopia
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 18 January 1996
Age 25 years
The details (from wikipedia)


Chala Beyo Techo (born 18 January 1996) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who specialises in the 3000 metres steeplechase. He was the gold medallist in the steeplechase at the 2016 African Championships in Athletics, becoming the first non-Kenyan to win that title since Brahim Boulami in 2002.
He made his international debut at the 2014 African Championships in Athletics, placing fourth behind a Kenyan trio. As a result he was chosen to represent Africa at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup, held later at the same venue, and he again took fourth place. He placed fifth at the 2015 African Games.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2014 African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 4th 3000 m s'chase 8:40.02
IAAF Continental Cup Marrakech, Morocco 4th 3000 m s'chase 8:25.45
2015 African Games Brazzaville, Congo 5th 3000 m s'chase 8:28.03
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 1st 3000 m s'chase 8:21.02
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20th (h) 3000 m s'chase 8:32.06

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