Legend Haile Gebrselassie Retired From Atheletics

Legend Haile Gebrselassie Retired From Atheletics

New York City : NY : USA | Nov 08, 2010 at 7:51 AM PST
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Haile Gebrselassie born April 18, 1973 at Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia.He was born one of ten. Gebrselassie won the eventually be four consecutive world championships titles in the men's 10,000 metres at the 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999 World Championships. He won also two consecutive Olympic Gold Medal.He is now 37 year of age.He could set a world 10k road-race record when he competes in Sunday's Great Manchester Run.He is 37 but still retains phenomenal passion for the sport.

Haile Gebrselassie says that one thing i want to tell today and in front of you.I am littel bit happy and this may be everybody come into be shock.I don't want to complain anymore which means better to stop here.This is what i just discuss myself that why better to stop here.I never think about my retirment but the first time this is day of my retirment.

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  • Famed marathoner Gebrselassie retires

      The Globe & Mail
    World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie stunned the running world by announcing his retirement Sunday after dropping out of the New York City Marathon. The 37-year-old Ethiopian great, widely considered the greatest distance runner ever, pulled out at...
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  • Great Gebrselassie calls time at 37

      The independent
    Haile Gebrselassie yesterday called time on his great career as he announced his retirement from athletics. The Ethiopian, a dominant force in distance running for the last two decades, made the decision after he limped out of the New York Marathon...
  • Gebrselassie announces retirement

    The 37-year-old from Ethiopia made the announcement after dropping out of his first New York Marathon after 16 miles with a knee injury. "I am retiring. It's time to step away and give chances to the youngsters," he said. Gebrselassie set the world...
  • Gebrselassie having second thoughts about retiring

    Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie, seen here in 2009, indicated on Wednesday that he would think over his decision to retire from athletics which he had taken in the light of retiring from Sunday's New York Marathon. Ethiopian legend Haile...
  • Manager: Gebrselassie reconsiders retirement plan

      AP Online
    The manager of Haile Gebrselassie says the Ethiopian long-distance great is reassessing his sudden announcement to retire and hopes he will run until the London Olympics. Jos Hermens tells The Associated Press that a sudden knee injury...







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