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Bekele, Kenenisa

Born: 1982 AD
Currently alive, at 34 years of age.
Nationality: Ethiopian
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Ethiopian long-distance track athlete

 

1982 – Born on the 13th of June in Bekoji, a town in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

 

2003 – Won the gold medal in the 10,000 m at the World Championships in Athletic and bronze at the 5,000 m.

 

2004 – Won gold medal in Olympic men’s 10,000-meter race.

 

         – He won silver medal in Olympic men’s 5,000-meter race.

 

He is the older brother of Tariku Bekele.

 

2005 – Bekele won the gold medal in the 10,000 m at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics.

 

2006 – Won five out of six Golden League events (5,000 m) in the same season.