Kenenisa Bekele

#75338
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
13, 1982
Birthplace
Ethiopia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1982 (age 37)
Birthplace
Ethiopia

About

Ethiopian record-holding long-distance runner who is a two-time 10,000 m gold medalist. He also won the 5,000 m race in Beijing in 2012.

Before Fame

He broke the 3,000 meter junior world record at age 19.

Trivia

He won 5 World Championship gold medals between 2003 and 2009.

Family Life

He married Danawit Gebregziabher and has a sister Tariku.

Associated With

He was long-distance running's premier athlete; a title that has since been taken by Mo Farah .