Gebrselassie


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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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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 will pace a world record attempt at April's Virgin Money London Marathon, race organisers have announced.
New York, Oct 29 ( ANI ): Ethiopian running legend Haile Gebrselassie has revealed the secret of his enduring presence at the age of 40- discipline, commitment and hard work.
Hawassa: For anyone looking for the secret to staying fit into middle age, who better to ask than Haile Gebrselassie -- the Ethiopian running legend who's still giving much younger men a run for their money.
HAILE GEBRSELASSIE has questioned Mo Farah's decision to switch from the track to the road by saying: 'Don't rush your marathon dreams.
MOSES KIPSIRO urged Haile Gebrselassie not to hang up his spikes after teaching the 'old dog' a few new tricks.
Double Commonwealth champion Moses Kipsiro edged out Wilson Kipsang to claim the men's title with Haile Gebrselassie in third.
NEWLY-crowned Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m gold medallist Mo Farah will face Haile Gebrselassie in next month's Bupa Great North Run.
TWO-time 10,000 metres Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie spoke of his "deep" disappointment that he will not compete at the London 2012 Olympics.
RUNNING legend Haile Gebrselassie said returning to Birmingham would be 'something special' having achieved so much in the city during his career.
Gebrselassie initially stepped off the road after 27 kilometres of the Berlin marathon - a race he won four times in succession from 2006 - with breathing problems.
WORLD record holder Haile Gebrselassie believes it would be a mistake for Mo Farah to move up to the marathon after next year's Olympic Games in London.