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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And surely the land of Bikila and Gebrselassie knows and treasures the value of a long-distance runner.
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.
Otro nombre que se catapulto al olimpo es el del etiope Abebe Bikila quien gano el maraton corriendo descalzo, siendo el primer campeon olimpico negro-africano.
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.
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.
Here practically no capital is required in order to produce sporting success in long-distance running, as shown impressively by the bare-footed marathon Olympic champion Bikila Abebe.
Age is just a number' Gebrselassie is widely considered one of the world's greatest-ever athletes, and back home his legendary status is rivalled only by Abebe Bikila, the "barefoot runner" who won gold in the marathon at the 1960 Rome Olympics.
In 1960, Ethiopian runner Abebe Bikila ran through Rome to win an Olympic gold medal in the marathon.
The Bikila is the first model in the Vibram Fivefingers collection, characterised by the five finger footglove design.