Tigist Assefa : Age, Biography and Wiki

Tigist Assefa is an Ethiopian long-distance runner and the female marathon world record holder

She was born on December 3, 1996, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

She began her running career as an 800-meter specialist

She transitioned to the marathon in 2022

In April 2022, she made her marathon debut with a time of 2:29:52

In September 2022, she ran a time of 2:19:53 at the Berlin Marathon, placing third on the world all-time list

In September 2023, she broke the world record at the Berlin Marathon with a time of 2:11:53

Assefa is known for her strong finishing speed

She is also a very efficient runner, with a low stride rate

She is trained by Haji Adilo

Assefa is a role model for Ethiopian athletes and girls everywhere

She is an inspiration to us all