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Seteng Ayele

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Full Name Seteng Ayele
Profession Runner
Date of Birth April 11 , 1955
Current Age 68 years
Birth Country Ethiopia
Nationality Ethiopian
Birth Sign Aries
Dead or Alive Alive ( 68 years old)

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Seteng Ayele is one of the famous Runner, who was born on the memorable day of April 11 in the year 1955. Seteng Ayele is a proud citizen of Ethiopia.

Representing Israel, he competed in the marathon at the 2008 Olympics, where, at 53 years and 136 days, he was the oldest athlete in the games.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Seteng Ayele continues to be an inspiration for many.

Personal Information

Details about Seteng Ayele
Popular As: Seteng Ayele
First Name: Seteng
Last Name: Ayele
Gender: Male
Birthday: April 11
Birth Year: 1955
Age: 68-years


He competed in the 1997 World Cross Country Championships.

He ran the marathon at the 2004 Summer Olympics as the oldest track and field athlete.


He was born in Ethiopia but emigrated to Israel. Zohar Zemiro also ran an Olympic marathon for Israel, competing in the 2012 games.

Seteng Ayele Timeline

He achieved his personal best times on the track during the mid-1990s: 14:00.49 in the 5000 metres, achieved in 1996; and 29:04.08 in the 10,000 metres, achieved in 1995.
He was born and raised in Ethiopia, and is of Beta Israel heritage. In 1991 he emigrated to Israel.
He competed at the World Cross Country Championships in 1997, 1999 and 2000 without any success.
One of his first marathons took place at the 2002 European Championships, where he finished 32nd.
In 2004 he finished 12th at the 2004 World Half Marathon Championships and 20th at the 2004 Olympic Games.
In 2005 he finished 26th at the 2005 World Half Marathon Championships, and 21st at the 2005 World Championships.