Zohar Zemiro

Zohar Zemiro

Zohar Zemiro (Hebrew: זוהר זימרו‎, born in 1977) is an Israeli marathon runner. He was born in Ethiopia.His personal best time is 2:14:28. He represented Israel at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Running career

He came in 38th at the 2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, Spain, with a time of 2:36:58.

In January 2011, he ran the 34th Tiberius Marathon in Israel in a time of 2:21:33, coming in second of all Israelis and 18th of all runners. In February 2011, he ran a half marathon in Ein Gedi, Israel, in a personal best time of 1:06:19.

In April 2011, he ran the Amsterdam Marathon in a personal record time of 2:14:28, coming in 10th. In doing so, he qualified to represent Israel at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Asked for his reaction, he said: "it is the happiest moment in my life." His time was 7 seconds short of Israel's national record time in the marathon, which was set by Ayale Setegne.

He finished 81st in the marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and had to be wheelchaired off at the end due to exhaustion.

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