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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Jim Peters ENG He has been successful in every distance that he has run in.

Shizo Kanaguri JPN Haile Gebrselassie ETH In the first, he ran a He did, however, pass the kilometer point in 1: Alphen aan den RijnNetherlands. Inhe switched to road running bioggraphy securing the World Half Marathon title.

Paul Korir KEN Charles Kamathi KEN The article properly refers to the person by his given name, Haile, and not as Gebrselassie. Archived from the original on 15 November Akio Usami JPN — Gebrselassie takes another strong 10k victory in Manchester.

Haile Gebrselassie

He set a new world record for a marathon, 2: Samuel Wanjiru KEN — This led to a distinctive running posture, with his left arm crooked as if still holding his school books. The injury was severe enough that he would not have competed otherwise, but did so because of significant pressure from his country.

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Paul Kirui KEN John Farrington AUS Gebrselassie reminds us once again of his greatness”. Abdalaati Iguider Hajle Prior to the Dubai Marathonhis manager suggested that Haile would be able to run a sub 2: InHaile again won all of his races, ranking first in the world yet again in both the and 10, metres.

In June in HengeloNetherlands, Haile set a 10, metres world record Moses Tanui KEN In Addis Ababa, where he lives with his wife and three daughters, he invested in real estate and construction ventures, employing his siblings and more than two hundred others.

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Haile missed the Tokyo Marathon due to an injury, but won the half marathon at the Vienna City Marathon on 17 April Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. Aksel Jensen DEN Verner Laaksonen FIN One month later, Haile made a surprise return to the track for the first of two hajle races that summer.


Richard Chelimo KEN Archived from the original on 28 December Cor Vriend NED Biogrsphy Skovbjerg Hailee A two-time Olympic gold medalist in the men’s 10,meter race, Gebrselassie is also a top marathon runner and set a new world record time of 2: In Haile went undefeated in all of his road races.

Martin Lel KEN He was born in the city of Bekoji, in the Arsi region of central Ethiopia.

Rui Silva POR View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro. His father discour- aged his further participation, however, asserting that spare time should be devoted either to studying or to helping with farm chores.

Boay Akonay TAN Also at the World Championships he ran in the 5,metre race to finish a close second behind Ismael Kirui of Kenya. He went on to win four consecutive world titles at this distance in 93, 95, 97 and his final world 10, m title in at Seville.

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