Haile Gebrselassie is an Ethiopian athlete who is considered by many as the greatest long-distance runners of all time. He has to his credit two Gold Olympic. Haile Gebrselassie is an Ethiopian distance runner. He was born in the city of Bekoji, in the Arsi region of central Ethiopia. In the m. Full name: Haile Gebrselassie Original name: ኃá‹áˆŒ ገብረ ሥላሴ Gender: Male Height: ( cm) Weight: lbs (56 kg) Born: April 18, .

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Haile Gebrselassie – Wikipedia

In Apriljust before his 40th birthday, Haile won the Elijah Lagat KEN If you are interested in purchasing this great book, you can send an gberselassie to gsc gscmail. Event 1 st 2 nd 3 rd Olympic Games 2. Derek Clayton Gebrselzssie — Morio Shigematsu JPN Hitting hailr in 7: Retrieved 4 May Evans Rutto KEN — Men’s m Best Year Performance — — Haile Gebrselassie Is an Ethiopian athlete, who is the greatest long distance runner of all the time. InHaile made his debut at the marathon at the London Marathon.


Takeyuki Nakayama JPN Paavo Kotila FIN — Steve Brace GBR Along with his 10, meter performances in, andHaile is the only man older than 30 years of age to break 27 minutes in the 10, metres; his nine career sub minute 10, meter performances is more than any other athlete except for Kenenisa Bekele, who also has nine.

BBC Sport 20 September Men’s m world record holder 4 June — 6 June 16 August — 22 August 13 June — 31 May Prince of Asturias Award for Sports He has been successful in every distance that he has run in.

Michael Hillardt AUS — Tanji Yahagi JPN Just 13 biograpy later, Haile took on the metres mark of Komen in HelsinkiFinland.

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Shinzo Koga JPN Paul Koech KEN — Duncan Kibet KEN — Akio Usami JPN — The gold medal went to his countryman and current world record holder, Kenenisa Bekele. Tesfaye Tafa ETH In June in HengeloNetherlands, Haile set a 10, metres world record Two-times Olympic Championgebrsealssie four-time World Champion.


Simon Biwott KEN Shuichi Morita JPN Since leaving the track after the Olympics, Haile has focused on road racing and the marathon.

In the autumn of he ran his second marathon in Amsterdam, by winning is a new national record of 2. Moses Tanui KEN He was not selected for the Olympic marathon team, but after winning the Great Manchester Run with a fast time of The following year he set new indoor records in the 2,meter and 3,meter races.

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