Fabiano Joseph Naasi

Joseph Fabiano ( Fabiano Joseph Naasi; born December 24, 1985 in Babati ) is a Tanzanian long distance runner.

At the 10,000 - meter race of the World Athletics Championships 2003 in Paris / Saint- Denis, he finished 13th place. Shortly thereafter, he ran the same distance in 27:32,63 min and won a silver medal at the World Half Marathon Championships in Vilamoura. The following year he finished seventh at the World Cross Country Championships in Brussels, Tenth the 10,000 - meter race of the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004 and repeated his second place at the World Half Marathon Championships in New Delhi. At the World Championships in Helsinki in 2005, he finished 15th place in the 5000m.

His biggest success succeeded soon after, when he with a time of 1:01:08 h won the World Championship title at the third attempt at the World Half Marathon Championships in Edmonton. Also at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, he did well. About 5000 meters he finished fifth in his personal best time of 13:12,76 min, and over 10,000 m he won bronze in 27:51,99 min. In the same year he was at the Great Manchester Run over 10 km Second with the Tanzanian record of 27:41 minutes and won the Bogota Half Marathon. On the other hand, marathon it ran so far so good for him. The only time he has achieved so far, the target was at the Amsterdam Marathon in 2006 as tenth in 2:13:24 h

In 2008, he remained in fourth place of the RAK Half Marathon for the first time at the half marathon distance in under an hour, an improvement of over 10,000 m at 27:19,72 min. Over this distance, he came at the Olympic Games in Beijing on the ninth and at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin in 2009 to 13th place.

Fabiano Joseph is married to Josephine Deemay (* 1986), the fifth in the marathon of the Commonwealth Games 2006.


  • 3000 m: 7:54,12 min, 8 June 2004 Zaragoza
  • 5000 m: 13:12,76 min, 20 March 2006 Melbourne
  • 10,000 m: 27:19,72 min 24 May, 2008, Hengelo
  • 10 - km road race: 27:41 min 21 May, 2006, Manchester ( Tanzanian record )
  • Half Marathon: 59:56 min, 8th February 2008, Ras al -Khaimah
  • Marathon: 2:13:24 h 15 October, 2006, Amsterdam