Goitom Kifle

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Updated On January 23, 2023

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Goitom Kifle is an athlete competing in long-distance events from Eritrea. Moreover, Goitom Kifle earned his first bronze medal in the 2009 World Youth Championships.

Early Life

Goitom Kifle was born on the 3rd of December 1993, in Eritrea. According to his birth date, this man is age 28 years old and holds Eritrean nationality. Moreover, he has a birth sign of  Sagittarius and believes in the Eritrean religion.

However, the athlete has not shared information regarding his parents, siblings, and childhood life. Looking at his successful career, his parent is very supportive of Kifle’s profession.


Talking about his academic qualification, Kifle has not officially revealed his educational qualification. It seems, this man might have completed his primary education at a local school. Later, he might have dropped out of college to pursue a career as an athlete.

Body Measurements

This athlete stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg. Moreover, he has brown eyes with black hair color and there is no other information regarding his other body measurements.

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Caption: Goitom Kifle with his teammates and coach (Source: Twitter)

Professional Career

Regarding his professional career, Goitom Kifle represented his country in the 2009 World Youth Championships held in Brixen, Italy, where, he earned his first bronze medal in the 300-meter event and finished the race at a time of 8:05.83.

Likewise, he later competed in the 2011 World Championships held in Daegu, South Korea, where he finished in 31st (h) in a 5000-meter event, completing at a time of 14:06.42. In the 2013 World Championships organized in Moscow, Russia, he finishes the race in 17th position in a 10,000-meter event, completing at a total time of 27:56.38.

That next year, in 2014 African Championships were held in Marrakech, Morocco, and he completed in 9th position in the 10,000-meter event finishing at a total time of 29:01.75.

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Caption: Goitom Kifle crossing the finishing line in a running competition (Source: Madote)

At the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he represents his country and placed in 24th position finishing in a total time of 28:15.99 at a 10,000-meter event. Again in the 2021 Summer Olympics organized in Sapporo, Japan, he finish in the 14th position in a marathon with a total time of 2:13:22.

Recently, in the 2022 World Championships held in Eugene, United States, he finished the race in the 22nd position at the marathon event completing in a total time of 2:11:10. 


As a long-distance runner, he earned a bronze medal in the 2009 World Youth Championships.

His personal best in the Outdoor in 3000 meters is 7:59.64 (Los Corrales de Buelna 2010), 5000 meters is 13:22.92 (Rabat 2012), 10,000 meters  is 27:32.00 (Eugene 2013), 15 kilometers is 42:26 (Lisbon 2013), 20 kilometers is 57:36 (Marugame 2016), a Half marathon is 1:00:20 (Azpeitia 2014) and Marathon is 2:05:28 (Valencia 2021).

Goitom Kifle – Net Worth 2023

Regarding his earnings, this athlete has not yet shared information regarding it officially, According to an online site, his net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million and which he earned from his profession.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship, he is currently single and unmarried. Moreover, this man is not in a relationship. We do not know anything about his previous relationships or previous engagements. He has no kids, according to our data.

Kifle has never been involved in any allegations or controversies during his professional career. Moreover, this athlete also avoided the media and situations that could harm his professional career.

Goitom Kifle – Social Media

Goitom Kifle is not active on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Moreover, he likes to avoid social media and lives a private life at the moment.