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Abadi Hadis
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Hadis at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality Ethiopian
Born (1997-11-06)6 November 1997
Died 4 February 2020(2020-02-04) (aged 22)
Mekelle, Ethiopia
Height 170 cm
Weight 63 kg
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 3000m - half marathon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 3000 m – 7:39.10 (2015)
5000 m – 12:56.27 (2018)
10,000 m – 26:56.46 (2019)
Half marathon – 58:44 (2018)
Medal record
Representing  Ethiopia
Men's cross country running
World Championships
Bronze 2017 Kampala Senior men's race (10 km)

Abadi Hadis (6 November 1997 – 4 February 2020) was an Ethiopian long-distance runner. He placed 15th over 10,000 metres at the 2016 Olympics.

He won a bronze medal at the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships. He is one of just five men in history to have bettered 13 minutes for 5000m, 27 minutes for 10,000m and 59 minutes for the half marathon.

Hadis died in February 2020 at the age of 22 while being treated in a hospital for an unspecified illness.

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