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Haile Gebrselassie

Haile at the Olympic hunger summit in London, August 2012
Personal information
Nationality Ethiopian
Born (1973-04-18) 18 April 1973 (age 43)
Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)[1]
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)[1]
Sport
Sport Long-distance running
Event(s) 1500 metres, 5000 metres, 10,000 metres, marathon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1500 metres: 3:33.73[1]
Mile: 3:52.39[1]
3000 metres: 7:25.09[1]
2-mile: 8:01.08[1]
5000 metres: 12:39.36[1]
10,000 metres: 26:22.75[1]
Marathon: 2:03:59[1]