Mohammed Aman Geleto (Amharic: መሀመድ አማን; born 10 January 1994) is an Ethiopian middle distance runner. Born in Asella, he is the winner of the 800-meter final at the 2013 World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. Aman also won consecutive 800 m titles at the 2009 and 2011 African Junior Athletics Championships.
Aman was the inaugural winner of the 1000 metres race at the 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore. He won a silver medal in the800 m at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Athletics, finishing behind Leonard Kirwa Kosencha who set a world youth best. He ran an Ethiopian record to win his semi-final heat at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics, but finished last in the event final.
In September he improved his Ethiopian record to 1:43.37 minutes (also a world youth best) behind David Rudisha at the Rieti Meeting, then ended Rudisha’s 34-meet winning streak at the Notturna di Milano, beating him by seven hundredths of a second in a time of 1:43.50 minutes.
He won 800 m final in the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul as the youngest gold medalist athlete.
PERSONAL BEST – OUTDOOR
06 SEP 2013
|2:15.75||Bruxelles||05 SEP 2014|
12 JUN 2011
04 JUN 2011
PERSONAL BEST – INDOOR
03 FEB 2013
|1:44.52||Birmingham (NIA), GBR|
15 FEB 2014
|2010||Youth Olympic Games||Singapore||1st||1000 m|
|African Junior Championships||Gaborone, Botswana||1st||800 m||1:46.62|
|World Youth Championships||Lille, France||2nd||800 m|
|Daegu, South Korea||8th||800 m||1:45.93|
|2012||World Indoor Championships||Istanbul, Turkey||1st||800 m|
|London, United Kingdom||6th||800 m||1:43.20|
|2013||World Championships||Moscow, Russia||1st||800 m|
|World Indoor Championships||Sopot, Poland||1st||800 m||1:46.40|
|African Championships||Marrakech, Morocco||2nd||800 m|
2012, Winner of the Diamond League in the 800 meters specialty
2013, Winner of the Diamond League in the 800 meters specialty
2015, Winner of the Diamond League in the 800 meters specialty