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Gebrselassie

(ˌɡɛbrəsəˈlæsɪ)
n
(Biography) Haile (ˈhaɪlɪ). born 1973, Ethiopian athlete; won gold medals in the 10,000 metres at the Olympics (1996, 2000) and in four consecutive World Championships (1993–99)
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Summary: Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], Oct 6 (ANI):President of India Ram Nath Kovind interacted with retired running legend Haile Gebrselassie, the president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, at Addis Ababa on Friday.
But unlike his daily dash to school, Haile Gebrselassie had 40,000 people for company in the bustling capital of his native Ethiopia.
Haile Gebrselassie, a regular visitor to Tyneside in his heyday, joined in the festivities before taking his place on the Tyne Bridge table - where he had no qualms about signing numerous autographs or donning a Tyne Bridge vest for a never-ending photo session.
Dubai: Organisers of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon have paid tribute to three-time winner Haile Gebrselassie following the Ethiopian legend's retirement from competitive running at the age of 42 this week.
Haile Gebrselassie was at Northumbria University yesterday for the launch of the Sub2hr Project, an international research initiative aimed at helping an athlete to run a 1:59:59 marathon.
Elite runners Haile Gebrselassie, Michael Shelley, Tiki Gelana and Edna Kiplagat were there to inspire children.
HIRING Haile Gebrselassie as pacemaker for Mo Farah is the modern-day equivalent of getting Rembrandt to paint your garden fence.
HAILE GEBRSELASSIE will pace a world record attempt at April's Virgin Money London Marathon.
The pre-race build-up had focused on the contest between the British double world and double Olympic champion and Ethiopians BeKele and Haile Gebrselassie.
HAILE GEBRSELASSIE has questioned Mo Farah's decision to switch from the track to the road by saying: 'Don't rush your marathon dreams.
Double Commonwealth champion Moses Kipsiro edged out Wilson Kipsang to claim the men's title with Haile Gebrselassie in third.
The 38-year-old recorded her slowest time over the distance, finishing in one hour, 12 minutes and three seconds, in a race which had been billed as a head to head between Radcliffe and Haile Gebrselassie.