Abadi Hadis

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Abadi Hadis Rio 2016.jpg
Hadis at the 2016 Olympics

Full name Abadi Hadis Embaye
nation EthiopiaEthiopia Ethiopia
birthday November 6, 1997
size 172 cm
Weight 56 kg
date of death 4th February 2020
discipline Long distance running
Best performance 12: 56.27 min (5000 m)
26: 56.46 min (10,000 m)
58:44 min (half marathon)
Medal table
Cross Country World Championship 1 × gold 0 × silver 1 × bronze
IAAF logo World Cross Country Championships
bronze Kampala 2017 singles
gold Kampala 2017 team
last change: February 6, 2020

Abadi Hadis Embaye ( Amharic አባዲ ሃዲስ ; * November 6, 1997 ; † February 4, 2020 ) was an Ethiopian long-distance runner . Hadis was one of the national leaders in his home country from 2016 and participated once in the Olympic Games and twice in the World Athletics Championships . He achieved his best international championship result in 2017 with 3rd place at the World Cross Country Championships .

Athletic career

Hadis surprised in the 2016 Olympic season, in which he won the Ethiopian Championships over 10,000 meters in 28: 43.2 minutes in April 2015 without any previous international success - in 2015 he ran the 5000 meters in 13: 13.17 minutes and then two months later he was able to qualify for the Ethiopian Olympic team in third in 26: 57.88 min at the national Olympic elimination race (Trials) held in Hengelo . In between, he competed in the Diamond League for the first time over 5000 meters , in mid-May he finished 4th at the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix in 13: 02.49 min, just under a month later he finished at the Bislett Games in Oslo with 13:11 , 45 min seventh place. At the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro , he finally came in 15th in the 10,000 meter run in 27: 36.34 minutes.

In the following year Hadis qualified with a second place at the Ethiopian Cross Country Championships for the Cross Country World Championships in Kampala . In these he won the bronze medal behind the Kenyans Geoffrey Kamworor and Leonard Barsoton in the approximately 10 kilometer long men's race, and after adding up the four best individual placements, gold in the team was one point ahead of Kenya. In the further course of the year he won the Ethiopian 10,000 meter trials for the World Championships in London, which this time took place as part of the FBK Games in Hengelo, with 27: 08.26 minutes, and in the World Championship he was seventh in 26: 59.19 minutes .

In 2018 Hadis took part in several Diamond League competitions, unlike in the previous year, finishing 11th in Rabat over 3000 meters (7: 42.83 min) came 6th over 5000 meters in Shanghai (13: 11.04 min) and each 3rd place at the Stockholm Bauhaus Athletics (13: 06.76 min) and the Athletissima in Lausanne (13: 03.62 min). In addition, he stayed in the Diamond League final in Brussels ( Memorial Van Damme ) as fifth in 12: 56.27 minutes for the first time under 13 minutes. After the track season, he crossed the finish line at the Valencia half marathon after 58:44 minutes, finishing third behind the Kenyan Abraham Kiptum, who was later disqualified for doping, and his compatriot Jemal Yimer, and was three seconds below the old national record of which Yimer had broken a few seconds earlier Atsedu Tsegay .

In the first third of 2019 he finished second in the RAK half marathon again in 58:44 min and won the Bahrain half marathon in Manama with 59:42 min. In the open-air season he came in 5,000 meters at the Golden Gala in Rome in 12: 56.48 min and at the Athletissima in 13: 04.50 min; Over 10,000 meters he won bronze at the Ethiopian championships , but did not qualify for the world championships in Doha over this distance in sixth place at the trials in Hengelo, despite the best time of 26: 56.46 min . For this he was for the end of August in Rabat discharged African Games nominated, came there in 28: 27.38 minutes for half a minute behind the leader but only ranked seventh his last competition, he played a month later, when he at the world championships finally 5000 meters, but didn't have a good day there either and surprisingly retired when he was fourteenth in his heat .

On February 5, 2020, it was announced that Hadis had died the day before. According to the Spanish sports newspaper As, the cause of death was a "complicated illness"; Hadis had been in poor condition for several months. At the time of his death, he was one of only five long distance athletes who had stayed under 13 minutes over 5000 meters, under 27 minutes over 10,000 meters and under 59 minutes over the half-marathon distance.

Personal bests

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Individual evidence

  1. a b EMBAYE Abadi Hadis. In: jar2019.ma. Retrieved February 5, 2020 .
  2. Gidey, Molla and Dida among the winners at Ethiopian Cross Country Championships. In: worldathletics.org. February 13, 2017, accessed February 5, 2020 .
  3. World record: Abraham Kiptum replaces Tadese. In: runaustria.at. October 29, 2018, accessed February 5, 2020 .
  4. a b Ethiopian distance runner Hadis dies. In: worldathletics.org. February 5, 2020, accessed on February 5, 2020 .
  5. Abadi Hadis dead: Ethiopian long-distance runner passes away aged 22. In: mirror.co.uk. February 5, 2020, accessed on February 5, 2020 . Fallce el etíope Abadi Hadis a los 22 años. In: as.com. February 5, 2020, accessed February 5, 2020 (Spanish).