Shura Kitata Biography

Shura Kitata

Quick Facts Of Shura Kitata

Celebrated Name Shura Kitata
Age 24 Years
Nick Name Tola
Birth Name Shura Kitata Tola
Birth Date 1996-06-09
Gender Male
Profession Marathon Runner
Birth Nation Ethiopia
Nationality Ethiopian
Famous For Won the 2020 London Marathon.
Siblings 7
Brothers 3
Sisters 4
Horoscope Gemini
Religion Christianity
Marital Status Unmarried
Height Average
Weight Average
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Prize money, endorsements
Net Worth $1 million
Ethnicity African

Shura Kitata Tola or Tola Shura Kitata, professionally known as Shura Kitata is an Ethiopian marathon runner. He has raced in several major Marathon events across the world. He won the 2020 London Marathon. He had won marathon race in Rome and Frankfurt in 2017 and silver medal in the 2018 London Marathon. Kitata is a rising marathon racer from Ethiopia. He will win numerous major titles in the many more years to come. 

What is Shura Kitata Famous For?

  • Won the 2020 London Marathon. 

Where is Shura Kitata From?

Shura Kitata was born on 9 June 1996. His birth place is in Shura Kitata Tola. He was born in Ethiopia. He holds Ethiopian nationality. He has four sisters and three brothers. He belongs to African ethnicity. Detailed information about his parents and siblings will be updated soon. His zodiac sign is Gemini and his religion is Christianity. 

Shura Kitata 2020 London Marathon

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Shura Kitata Marathon

  • Shura Kitata started racing running from his young age. 
  • Kitata rose to prominence after he won the Rome Marathon and Frankfurt Marathon in 2017. 
  • He won the Rome Marathon with the time 2:07:30 and Frankfurt Marathon with the time 2:05:50.
  • In 2018, he won a silver medal in London Marathon. He lost to Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya. 
  • He also won a silver medal at the 2018 New York City Marathon.
  • He lost to Lelisa Desisa with a time of 2:06:01. 
  • He won his first London Marathon title in 2020. 
  • He won the gold medal in a close finish ahead of Vincent Kipchumba. Former winner Kipchoge finished the race at 8th place.

Shura Kitata Rome Marathon

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Shura Kitata Wife

Shura Kitata is reportedly unmarried. No information about his personal life is available at present. More details about his personal life will be updated here. 

Shura Kitata Height

Shura Kitata stands at an average height. He has an average body weight. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. 

 Shura Kitata Net worth

Shura Kitata earns from his career as a marathon runner. The rising star from Ethiopia had already won several major championships including the 2020 London Marathon. His major income comes from winning prize money

and from endorsements. He has an endorsement deal with Nike. He wears Nike shoes while running. His net worth is estimated at $1 million at present.

Did You Know?

  • He started running in grade school.
  • He runs wearing Nike shoes.