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Kenenisa Bekele
Kenenisa Bekele


Track & Field Olympic Athlete representing Ethiopia in 5,000m and 10,000m events in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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Created: 5th Aug 2008
Modified: 5th Aug 2008
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Kenenisa Bekele
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Date of Birth: Jun/13/1982
Gender: male
Place of Origin: Ethiopia
At the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Bekele won both short and long distance races.

In 2004, he broke three world records: 5000m indoor, 5000m outdoor, and 10,000m outdoor.

He won a gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics and is considered one of Ethiopia's top contenders for another gold in the 2008 games.

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