At the World Athletics Championships 2007 in Osaka, he retired about 5000 m from the inlet port. In 2009 he won at the Carlsbad 5000, but came at the World Championships in Berlin does not return the first round of the 5000 -meter run out. End of the season he won the Las Vegas Marathon on the half marathon course.
Bekana Daba is trained by Tolosa Kotu and maintained by Global Athletics & Marketing.
- 3000 m (Hall ): 7:40,92 min, February 2, 2008, Stuttgart
- 5000 m: 12:58,51 min, June 4, 2010 Oslo Hall: 13:11,78 min, February 6, 2010, Boston