Mamo Wolde

1932 - 2002

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Degaga "Mamo" Wolde (Amharic: ማሞ ወልዴ; 12 June 1932 – 26 May 2002) was an Ethiopian long distance runner who competed in track, cross-country, and road running events. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mamo Wolde has received more than 127,316 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mamo Wolde is the 138th most popular athlete (down from 105th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Ethiopia (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Ethiopian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Mamo Wolde ranks 138 out of 6,025Before him are Anatoliy Bondarchuk, Waldemar Cierpinski, Lina Radke, Alfred Neuland, Kipchoge Keino, and Paula Mollenhauer. After him are Francisco Lázaro, Harrison Dillard, Herma Bauma, Bernhard Lehmann, Ewa Kłobukowska, and Jüri Lossmann.

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Among people born in 1932, Mamo Wolde ranks 191Before him are Jean-Pierre Marielle, Max Gallo, Qahhor Mahkamov, Vladimir Voinovich, Mostafa Chamran, and Christiane Kubrick. After him are Blagoje Adžić, U. R. Ananthamurthy, King Hu, Hassan Al-Turabi, Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern, and Andrea Mead Lawrence. Among people deceased in 2002, Mamo Wolde ranks 122Before him are David Riesman, Michel Henry, Daniel Gélin, Günter Wand, Eusebio Tejera, and Wolfgang Preiss. After him are Vlastimil Brodský, Nguyễn Văn Thuận, Rosemary Clooney, Gabriel Almond, Ole-Johan Dahl, and Inge Morath.

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In Ethiopia

Among people born in Ethiopia, Mamo Wolde ranks 24 out of 105Before him are Mulatu Teshome (1955), Kaleb of Axum (500), Abiy Ahmed (1976), Taytu Betul (1851), Haile Gebrselassie (1973), and Amha Selassie (1916). After him are Yohannes IV (1837), Negasso Gidada (1943), Wilfred Thesiger (1910), Gudit (950), Mulatu Astatke (1943), and Zara Yaqob (1399).

Among ATHLETES In Ethiopia

Among athletes born in Ethiopia, Mamo Wolde ranks 3Before him are Abebe Bikila (1932), and Haile Gebrselassie (1973). After him are Miruts Yifter (1944), Kenenisa Bekele (1982), Derartu Tulu (1972), Tirunesh Dibaba (1985), Sifan Hassan (1993), Berhane Adere (1973), Addis Abebe (1970), Eshetu Tura (1950), and Fatuma Roba (1973).