Miruts Yifter

Miruts Yifter bio

Birth Name: Miruts Yifter

Occupation: Runner

Place Of Birth: Ethiopia

Date Of Birth: May 15, 1944

Date Of Death: December 23, 2016

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Ethiopian

Miruts Yifter was born on the 15th of May, 1944. He was known for being a Runner. Long-distance runner remembered for winning two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow and a bronze at the 1972 Munich games.

Miruts Yifter was born in Ethiopia. He took home a gold medal at the 1973 All-Africa Games, winning the 10,000 meters race; he also won two gold medals at the 1979 1st African Championships. His Olympic ascension was interrupted in 1976 when Ethiopia boycotted the games taking place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Miruts Yifter was a Taurus and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Miruts Yifter was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Miruts Yifter is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Miruts Yifter’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Miruts Yifter’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Miruts Yifter kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Miruts Yifter was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: Miruts Yifter
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation



Zodiac Sign: Miruts Yifter was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Miruts Yifter was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Miruts Yifter had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Miruts Yifter’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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