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Kenenisa Bekele

Kenenisa Bekele

Kenenisa Bekele is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, who holds the world record and Olympic record in both the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres events. He won a double at the 2008 Summer Olympics in these events; he also won the 2004 Olympic title over 10,000 m. He is married to Danawit Gebregziabher and has one brother Tariku Bekele. He is the most accomplished runner in IAAF World Cross Country Championships history, with six long course and five short course titles. He won the 10,000 m title at the World Championships in Athletics four times running from 2003 to 2009. Kenenisa was unbeaten over 10,000 m from his debut in 2003 until 2011, when he failed to finish at the World Champion ... more on Wikipedia

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