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Winds blow Gebrselassie record attempt off course

MANCHESTER, England — Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie failed in his bid to reclaim his world 10-kilometre road-running record here on Sunday as gusting winds made his task impossible.

MANCHESTER, England — Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie failed in his bid to reclaim his world 10-kilometre road-running record here on Sunday as gusting winds made his task impossible.

The 36-year-old – holder of 26 world records during his career – eased to victory but found a strong headwind in the final five kilometres impossible to overcome as he failed to better the world best mark of 27 minutes one second run by Kenya’s Micah Kogo at the end of March…….READ MORE

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