Anita Wlodarczyk Facts
Polish Hammer Throw Athlete
- Meseret Defar is an Ethopian Long Distance Athlete.
- She was born in 1983 at Addis Ababa.
- Mezzy is her nickname.
- Teodros Hailu is her husband. Melat is her daughter.
- Dr Yilma Berta [national] (ETH) is her coach.
- Her husband Teodros Hailu played football in Addis Ababa.
- She made her sporting debut in 2003 for Ethiopia, World Championships.
- In 2004 she suffered muscular and nerve problems in her left arm.
- She started running when she was attending primary school.
- She was named 2007 IAAF Athlete of the Year.
- She was named 2007 Track & Field News Woman of the Year.
- She competed at the Beijing 2008, Athens 2004 Olympics.
- Finishing the Women's 5000m event at the mark of 15:04.25, she won the London 2012 Olympics Gold Medal.