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us: Gebrselassie, Haile, 1973-


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    • us: H̲āylé Gebraselasé, 1973-
    • us: H̲āylé Ga/Śelāsé, 1973-
    • us: Haile Gebrselassie, 1973-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1973-04-18
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Ethiopia
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ethiopia
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Berlin-Marathon
        • Organization: (naf) Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.)
        • Organization: (naf) Olympic Games (27th : 2000 : Sydney, N.S.W.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Berlin-Marathon
    • Organization

        (naf) Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Olympic Games (27th : 2000 : Sydney, N.S.W.)
    • Gender

        male
  • Sources

    • found: Endurance, 1998: credits (Haile Gebrselassie)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 16, 2012: (H̲āylé Gebraselasé: b. 1973)
    • found: ʼAsnāqa Tafarā. YaH̲āylé yaḥeywat tamakero, 2010: p. 1 (H̲āylé Ga/Śelāsé) p. 183 (Haile Gebrselassie [in rom])
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 29, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Haile, Gebrselassie; track and field athlete; born 18 April 1973 in Ethiopia; began studying in a school some six miles from his home at the age of five; began competing on the national level at the age of fifteen; began competing on the international level (1993); broke twenty-seven world records; won two Olympic gold medals, 10,000 meter in Atlanta (1996) and in Sydney (2000); won four outdoor world championships; won four indoor world championships; won the Berlin Marathon with a record time of 2:03:59, breaking his own world record (2008))
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