Tag: Haile Gebrselassie

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXIII) – Beijing 2008: SAMUEL WANJIRU (1986-2011)

Wanjiru running to victory in Beijing 2008 Olympics “The speed of the falling water is constant. I think that is how a marathon race is supposed to be run on… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXIX) – Sydney 2000: GEZAHEGNE ABERA (1978-)

“I had never run just to participate; I always ran for victory.” Gezahegne Abera After the women´s marathon, which finished with victory for the Japanese Naoko Takahashi, next in line… Read more »

KENYA vs. ETHIOPIA: WHICH IS THE BEST MARATHON COUNTRY?

To answer this difficult question, we have checked historical records and considered the following marathons and achievements: World-record (WR) performances. Olympic Games and World Athletics Championships marathons: first 5 places…. Read more »