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Haile Gebrsellasie


Haile Gebrselassie is an Ethiopian distance runner. He was born in the city of Bekoji, in the Arsi region of central Ethiopia. In the 10,000m competition he has 2 Olympic gold medals, 4 World Championships, and held the world record until it was broken by compatriot Kenenisa Bekele. He won the Berlin Marathon 4 times in a row and the Dubai ... See full bio »

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Known For

Endurance
Endurance Himself
(1998)
The London Marathon
The London Marathon Himself - Men's Marathon Competitor
(2007)
A Question of Sport
A Question of Sport Himself - Mystery Guest
(2005)
Fiz. Puro Maratón
(2014)

Filmography

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 2014 Fiz. Puro Maratón (Documentary)
Athlete
 2007 The London Marathon (TV Series)
Himself - Men's Marathon Competitor
- 27th London Marathon (2007) ... Himself - Men's Marathon Competitor
 2005 A Question of Sport (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Episode #35.2 (2005) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
 2003 Coeurs d'athlètes (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Haïlé Gebresélassié)
 2001 Sydney 2000: Stories of Olympic Glory (TV Movie)
Himself
 2000 Sydney 2000: Games of the XXVII Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
 1998 Endurance
Himself
 1996 Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
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 2004 Les 40 ans de la 2 (TV Movie documentary)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Haïlé Gebresélassié

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Ethiopian long-distance runner. Has won lots of titles and world records in 5,000m and 10,000m races.

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