Deriba Alemu

Deriba Alemu ( born June 5, 1983) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.

Internationally, it first appeared in October 2003 in appearance. After a 36th place finish at the World Half Marathon Championships in Vilamoura a short time later she won the half-marathon competition in Reims Marathon. In 2004, she finished sixth at the Portugal Half Marathon and second in the Zevenheuvelenloop. At the World Cross Country Championships in 2005 in Saint- Galmier she was on the short distance Ninth and won with the Ethiopian team gold. In 2006, she finished fifth in the Zevenheuvelenloop.

In 2007, she presented at the Delhi Half Marathon in a course record and won the Montferland Run. In 2008 she reached the seventh place at the RAK Half Marathon.


  • 3000 m: 8:42,10 min 29 July, 2005, Oslo
  • 5000 m: 15:00,56 min, July 23, 2005 Heusden -Zolder
  • 10,000 m: 31:04,49 min, 3rd July 2004 Uden
  • Half Marathon: 1:10:30 h 28 October, 2007, New Delhi