Who is Ethiopian runner Mohamed Esa, biography, age, ranking and timings

Who is Ethiopian runner Mohamed Esa, biography, age, ranking and timings

Here is all you need to know about Mohamed Esa including his age, career, bio and more about the Ethiopian runner 

Mohamed Eas recently finished second in the Boston Marathon 2024 and won around $75,000 in prize money following his ending on in 2:06:58.

Ethiopian Sisay Lemma won the Boston Marathon men’s division in 2024 with a time of 2:06:17. The 33-year-old had an 80-second lead over the men’s group at the 15K mark, and he went on to lead by 2.5 minutes.

Who is Ethiopian runner Mohamed Esa, biography, age, ranking and career timings

Meanwhile Evans Chebet, whom the title here in the previous two editions ended up third in 2:07:22. In the women’s side, Hellen Obiri won the title by her stunning performance.  After winning her debut marathon in the same city the year before, Obiri finished in a timing of two hours, 22 minutes, and 37 seconds to win the Massachusetts capital twice in a row.

While everyone is talking about the winner of the race, let us have a look at the men’s runner up.

Who is Mohamed Esa?

Mohamed Esa is a track and field athlete from Ethiopia who was born on September 11, 2000. The 23 year old is currently ranked 18th in World Rankings in men’s Marathon and ranked 145th in Men’s overall.

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Esa has been ranked as high as No.13th in Men’s Marathon and 145th in Men’s overall which he still holds.

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His all time personal top 10 records includes:

  • TCS Amsterdam Marathon,
    Amsterdam (2:05:05) Marathon
  • Tokyo Marathon, Tokyo (2:05:22) Marathon
  • Maraton Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, Valencia (2:05:40) Marathon
  • PKO Poznan Half Marathon, Poznan (59:32) Half Marathon
  • EDP Meia Maratona de Lisboa, Lisboa (59:39) Half Marathon
  • EDP Meia Maratona de Lisboa, Lisboa (1:01:00) Half Marathon
  • Stadsloop Appingedam Appingedam (28:45) 10 km Road

Not much is known about Esa as he has kept his personal life out of limelight.

Talking about the race in Boston, people cannot stop talkonga about Obiri. Now that she has competed in four 42.195 km events, Obiri has won three of them, and if she goes to Paris in 2024, she will be one of the heavy favourites.

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Despite the 34-year-old’s seeming comfort in making the switch from track to roads; she has two Olympic silver medals in the 5,000 meters; this was not an easy race.

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