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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Gilbert Yegon KEN He gebbrselassie asked by the guardian, how he manages to retain the enthusiasm to keep training and racing into his 40th year, Haile replied. On December 3, he confirmed his superiority at the marathon distance winning the Fukuoka marathon in 2. Haile Gebrselassie Is an Ethiopian athlete, who is the greatest long distance runner of all the time.


Benjamin Kimutai KEN In he ran his first world record in Hengelo gebrselassje the m.

You cannot stop running, this is my life,” he told BBC Sport. Shinzo Koga JPN Kozo Kusunoki JPN This loss of the final period of training likely cost him a medal. Shigeru So JPN Dmytro Baranovskyy UKR Veikko Karvonen FIN — Paul Korir KEN In the Athens OlympicsHaile sought to become the first man in history to win three straight Olympic gold medals in the 10, metres. Getu Feleke ETH One of his family’s few luxuries was a radio, and in the summer gfbrselassie the seven-year-old was entranced by broadcasts from the Moscow Olympics.

Yigrem Demelash ETH Ian Ray ENG Million Wolde and Assefa Mezgebu led Haile through metres in 5: Haile is ambitious and feels he can go even faster. Josephat Kiprono KEN World championshipsStuttgart, Germany won 10,M.

Inhe continued his dominance on the track and lowered the world record for both the 5,m and 10,m. Inocencio Miranda MEX BBC Sport 20 September Hisayuki Okawa JPN Khannouchi broke his own world record, while Haile finished third.


John Biograpjy DEN After the contact, with just one shoe, an angered Tanui moved out to a meter lead, only to have Haile run him down on the final straight.

Haile Gebrselassie

Without a doubt, he has been the one of the most versatile and successful athletes in the history of athletics.

The following year he set new indoor records in the 2,meter and 3,meter races.

Stefano Baldini ITA Michael Ryan NZL InHaile turned the tables on Komen at the same meet. The airport in Addis Ababa was also host to his engagement party for his upcoming wedding to Alem Te Lhun, who had worked gebrselassle her family’s snack kiosk near the Jan Meda track. World championshipsGothenburg, Sweden won 10,M.