Bikila

Bikila

(bɪˈkiːlə)
n
(Biography) Abebe (əˈbeɪbeɪ). 1932–73, Ethiopian long-distance runner: winner of the Marathon at the Olympic Games in Rome (1960) and Tokyo (1964)
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Another Kenyan, Emmanuel Mutua finished seventh in 48.59.The 2017 World Under-18 1,500m bronze medallist, Edinah Jebitok and compatriot Mercyline Cherono, settled for silver and bronze in 4:13.02 and 4:15.95 respectively in the women's 1,500m of the Under-20.Jebitok and Cherono lost the battle to Ethiopian Deribe Welt Kejelcha, who triumphed in 4:11.59.Tadese Bikila from Ethiopia weathered the battle waged by Kenyans Kibet Chepkwony and Ronald Kipng'etich to win the boys' 2,000m steeplechase final in Under-18.
I'll never get to meet Wilt Chamberlain or Ali or Abebe Bikila or other icons of the past.
Pele, Abebe Bikila, Muhammad Ali, Jesse Owens attended the ceremony with Kip Keino of Kenya and Filbert Bayi of Tanzania in competition.
Abebe Bikila was great Ethiopian He won the Olympics in Rome - a world record.
"The holes are not wide enough to be seen with a naked eye, but they are wide enough to pass liquids through so we have rejected them" said Bikila Bayisa, deputy director of the agency.
Jeff was inspired to run marathons by Abebe Bikila who took gold at the 1960 Olympics in Rome.
Gebrselassie, 42, used the occasion to pay tribute to his hero Abebe Bikila, who triumphed in the 1960 Olympic marathon in Rome.
Bennie targeted the Abebe Bikila International Peace Marathon in Washington, D.C., in the fall as his shot to qualify for Boston.
I started with Nike Frees and have evolved to primarily using the even less cushioned Vibram FiveFinger Bikila shoes.
Brendan explains: "Fifty years ago I sat and watched the Olympic games in Tokyo and I saw an Ethiopian guy, Abebe Bikila, win the marathon.