Million Wolde

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Birthday
17, 1979
Birthplace
Ethiopia
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1979 (age 40)
Birthplace
Ethiopia

About

Ethiopian runner who took home the gold for the 5000 meters competition at the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics when he was 22.

Before Fame

He won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Indoor Championships in Maebashi and later won the 5000 meters silver in the 2001 Edmonton World Championships games.

Trivia

His career would eventually be disrupted by several injuries.

Family Life

His family encouraged his ambition while he was young, and he began competing by the time he was 17, coming in sixth at the 1996 World Junior Championships in Sydney, winning the 3000 meters steeplechase.

Associated With

His fellow Ethiopian runner, Haile Gebrselassie, won the 10,000 meters gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.