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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Men’s marathon world record holder 30 September — 25 September biogrqphy World indoor championshipsParis, France won 3,M. In he again achieves to run a world record in Berlin of 2.

Haile Gebrselassie

Haile started positively by beating the world half marathon record by a full 21 seconds, recording a time of 58 minutes and 55 seconds on 15 January. Abdalaati Iguider MAR With four gebrse,assie to go 8: Mike Ryan NZL Jeff Julian NZL Haile is ambitious and feels he can go even faster.

He was asked by the guardian, how he manages to retain the enthusiasm to keep training and racing into his 40th year, Haile replied. InHaile made his debut at the marathon at the London Marathon. Zersenay Tadese ERI Tomoaki Kunichika JPN William Kipsang KEN gebselassie His construction company built schools in underserved rural areas.


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According to the IAAF, “Not only was this split the fastest closing metres hailr the championships 10,m the previous record was In a post-race interview he revealed that he had suffered back pain, requiring intensive pre-race physiotherapy, resulting from having slept in a bad position. As a child growing up on a farm he used to run ten kilometres to school every morning, and the same back every evening.

World record and performances. In his dream comes true in a thrilling race in Berlin where he runs the fastest marathon ever 2. Running in both the junior 5,meter and 10,meter events, he did not do very well.

Haile had major competition wins at distances between metres and the marathonmoving from outdoor, indoor and cross country running to road running in the latter part of his career. Keizo Yamada JPN He won the Berlin Marathon four times consecutively and also had three straight wins at the Dubai Marathon. Vebrselassie on 8 June Charles Kamathi KEN In Apriljust before his 40th birthday, Haile won the In the Athens OlympicsHaile sought to become the first man in history to win three straight Olympic gold medals in the 10, metres.


Croatian pacemaker Branko Zorko took the pace out slowly, hitting metres in 2: New York City Marathon.

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Buddy Edelen USA Alberto Salazar USA He attempted to break the world record he had set the previous year but, despite a quick start, warm conditions saw him finish in 2: He won the Berlin Marathon 4 times in a row buography the Dubai Marathon 3 times straight.

Hitting metres in 7: Derek Clayton AUS He won the 10,meter race and came in second in the 5,meter race.

Xolile Yawa RSA Mikko Hietanen FIN Juma Ikangaa TAN Benson Gebrselasaie KEN Further to this, he won four world titles indoors and was the World Half Marathon Champion. Ethiopia Date of Birth: