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Alemu Megertu

Born: 12 October 1997

Marathon best: 2:21:10, Frankfurt 2019

London Marathon record

  • 2020 – 5th 2:24:23

Other Abbott World Marathon Majors

None

Other major city marathons

  • Casablanca: 2017 - 4th 2:34:11
  • Frankfurt: 2019 - 2nd 2:21:10
  • Mumbai: 2019 - 4th 2:31:00
  • Rabat: 2018 - 2nd 2:31:33
  • Rome: 2019 - 1st 2:22:52
  • Shangai: 2018 - 6th 2:28:08
  • Zhengzhou: 2017 - 2nd 2:29:10

Marathons in major championships

  • None

Notes: Alemu Megertu’s biggest win of her career to date was the 2019 Rome Marathon when she finished in 2:22:52. Later that year she lowered her personal best to 2:21:10 when she was second behind Kenya’s Valary Jemeli in the Frankfurt Marathon. She made her Virgin Money London Marathon debut in the elite-only St James’s Park race in 2020, finishing in fifth place.