Tsegai Tewelde

Tsegai Tewelde


  • Date of Birth 08/12/1989
  • Born Eritrea


Originally from Eritrea, Tsegai Tewelde arrived in Great Britain in 2008 to compete in the World Cross Country Championships and sought political asylum.

He qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games eight years later after finishing 12th in the London Marathon in 2:12.57.

He did not finish the marathon in Rio but went on to record a third-place finish at the Great Scottish Half Marathon in 2017.

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