David NINAVIA MAMANI is a professional middle-distance runner from Ethiopia, who has been competing since 2005. He has competed in the World Championships, the Olympic Games, and many other major championships. He set a world record in the 800 meters at the 2008 African Championships and came second in the same event at the 2012 London Olympics. In 2017, he won the 800 meters gold medal at the IAAF World Championships in London. In this interview, David talks about his career and how he rose to global fame. He also shares some advice for aspiring athletes, discusses his training methods, and speaks about his views on doping in sports.
David NINAVIA MAMANI was born on October 25, 1979, in the small town of Lijiang, Yunnan province, China. NINAVIAS’s father was a policeman and his mother worked in a printing factory. He started running as a child and soon became one of the top young runners in China. At the age of 16, he won his country’s national championship in the 800 meters, and at 18 he set a new world record in this event. In 2001 he moved to Spain to attend university and began training with the Spanish national team. In 2004 he won the gold medal at the World Championships in Athletics in Athens, Greece. He also won a silver medal at that year’s Olympic Games in Athens. In 2007 he set another world record in the 800 meters and won gold medals at both the World Championships and at the European Championships. In 2008 he again set world records (in both the 800 meters and 1500 meters) and once more won gold medals at both World Championships and at the Olympics in Beijing, China.
AVIA MAMANI (born 2 October 1984 in Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques) is a French middle-distance runner. He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal in the men’s 800 meters at the 2010 European Athletics Championships.
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Born in Mombasa, Mamani began his athletics career by re
David NINAVIA MAMANI (born 7 December 1986) is an Ivorian middle-distance runner who specialises in the 800 metres. He represented his country at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, as well as the 2013 World Championships. His personal best time is 1:46.43 minutes, set in Tokyo in 2016.
David Ninavia Mamani (born October 21, 1992) is a Kenyan long distance runner who specializes in the marathon. He represented his country at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where he finished in 69th place with a time of 2:07:55. Mamani has also won medals at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships and the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
David NINAVIA MAMANI, born on June 3, 1988 in Buenos Aires, Argentina is a sprinter who specializes in the 200m. He finished fourth at the 2007 World Junior Championships in the 200m and won a silver medal at the 2007 Pan American Games. He placed sixth at the 2008 Olympics and won a bronze medal at the 2009 World Championships. Mamani has also competed at the IAAF Continental Cup and the Grand Prix Final.
David Ninavia Mamani is a Eritrean middle-distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres. He represented his country at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, as well as the 2009 World Championships. In addition, he has won a silver medal at the 2006 IAAF World Indoor Championships and a bronze medal at the 2007 World Athletics Final.
David NINAVIA MAMANI was born on October 13, 1984 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mamani started running as a teenager and quickly became one of the most promising runners in the world. He first came to prominence at the 2003 World Championships in Paris, where he finished fourth in the 800 metres.
In 2004, Mamani made his Olympic debut at the Athens Games and ran a personal best time of 1:46.20 minutes to finish tenth in the 800 metres. At the 2005 IAAF World Athletics Final in Helsinki, Finland, Mamani set a new world record for the 800 metres with a time of 1:44.93 minutes. He was also crowned Kenyan 400 metre champion that year.
At the 2006 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Mamani won both the 800 metres and 1500 metres titles. He repeated this feat at the 2007 edition of the event, becoming only the second man to ever win consecutive indoor 800 metre titles (the other being Michael Johnson).
Mamani improved his world record further at the 2008 Beijing Olympics by clocking an impressive 1:42.65 minutes – just 0.01 seconds outside Johnson’s previous mark – to take gold medal in this event. This victory made him only Kenya’s third Olympian ever (after George Athanassios and Eliud Kipchoge). In addition to his stellar performances on track, Mam
David NINAVIA MAMANI is a Kenyan long distance runner who specializes in the marathon. He represented Kenya at the 2012 London Olympics and finished in 25th place with a time of 2:06:28. In addition to his Marathon running, Mamani also competes in the 10,000 metres and 3,000 metres steeplechase.
presenting Kenya at the junior level before making his senior debut at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics. He then competed at the 2015 World Championships, running a personal best of 8:15.40 to place seventeenth overall. At the 2017 World Championships, he improved upon this time by crossing the finish line in eighth place with a time of 8:14.12.
Mamani has also represented his country at regional competitions such as the African Cross Country Championships and the East African Cross Country Championships, where he has won medals on several occasions. In May 2018 he made his first appearance at an IAAF Diamond League event by taking part in the 3000 meters steeplechase event at the Amsterdam Diamond League meeting. He finished fourth with a time of 9:01.53 seconds
David NINAVIA MAMANI is a Kenyan middle-distance runner who competes in the 800 meters. He was born on October 27, 1989, in Thika Town, Kenya. Mamani has competed at the World Championships, the IAAF World Indoor Championships, and the Commonwealth Games. At the 2009 World Championships, he finished fourth in the 800 meters final. At the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships, he won the gold medal in the 800 meters with a time of 1:47.06 seconds. In 2011 he won a gold medal at the African Athletics Championships in 1:46.03 seconds