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Shitaye Gemechu is a professional long-distance runner from Ethiopia. She was born on 17 June, 1980 in Ethiopia. She is currently 43 years old. Gemechu has had a successful career in long-distance running, having won several medals in international competitions. She won a gold medal in the 10,000 metres at the 2007 All-Africa Games, and a bronze medal in the same event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She also won a silver medal in the 5,000 metres at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. Gemechu stands at 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 55 kgs. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Gemechu is currently single and there is no information available about her dating life. Gemechu has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She has earned her wealth through her successful career as a long-distance runner. She has won several medals in international competitions and has also been sponsored by several companies.

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Shitaye Gemechu Net Worth

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She was banned for two years in 2009 after failing a test for Erythropoietin (EPO) at a race in Luxembourg. She returned to competition in 2011 and placed fourth at the Turin Marathon. At the 2012 Hong Kong Marathon she was runner-up to Misiker Demissie, crossing the line in a time of 2:31:44 hours in spite of a toe injury. She was runner-up to Ashu Kasim at the Lanzhou Marathon in June 2013.


Shitaye first came to prominence with a win at the 2001 Amsterdam Marathon. She went on to represent Ethiopia in the marathon at the World Championships in Athletics four times consecutively from 2001 to 2007. Her best finish was seventh at the 2001 edition.


Shitaye Gemechu (born 17 June 1980) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, who specializes in marathon races. Shitaye was the women's winner of the Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon for the years 2004 - 2006. She won the 2007 edition of the Treviso Marathon.