|Data di nascita:||08/04/1985|
Yemane Adhane Tsegay (born 8 April 1985) is an Ethiopian long distance runner who specialises in the marathon. He began competing in international races in 2008 and finished third at the Casablanca Marathon that year, posting a time of 2:13:29. He had his first victory at the end of the year, winning the Macau Marathon in December. He opened 2009 with a second place finish at the Marrakech Marathon in January.
Yemane made significant progress at the Paris International Marathon in April that year: although he finished in fourth place, he clocked a much improved personal best of 2:06:30.He qualified to represent Ethiopia at the World Championships in Athletics and put in a strong debut performance at the 2009 World Championship Marathon race with
a time of 2:08:42, just seven seconds behind bronze medalist Tsegay Kebede. Two months later he recorded his third consecutive sub-2:09 time, breaking the course record at the Gyeongju International Marathon in the process. In the 2010 season, he started by setting a new half marathon best of 1:01:50 at the Zayed International Half Marathon. He stepped back up to the full distance for the Lake Biwa Marathon and won in cold conditions. He improved further at the Prague Half Marathon with a quick run of 1:01:37 for third place, in spite of poor conditions. He ran at the Berlin Marathon in September 2010 and finished in fourth place, running 2:07:52 in wet conditions. A considerable marathon talent, Yemane chooses Mizuno kit to keep him pushing forward safe in the knowledge that he has cutting edge equipment at his feet.