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After unprecedented double, can anyone beat Bekele?

No rest for the weary. Even for a double World champion.

Just five days after completing the first ever 5000m and 10,000m double victory at a World championships, Kenenisa Bekele will return to the track to take care of the next and most immediate item on his agenda: remaining in the hunt for a share of the $1 million ÅF Golden League Jackpot when the six-meeting series resumes on Friday evening at the Weltklasse at Letzigrund Stadium.

After collecting convincing victories at each of the initial four stops on the ÅF Golden League series, Bekele arrived in Berlin as the overwhelming favourite to win his fourth consecutive 10,000m title, which he did in overwhelming fashion. He concluded his unprecedented double – not even his predecessor and mentor Haile Gebrselassie could manage the feat – with a thrilling sprint victory over defending champion Bernard Lagat on the final day of competition…..Read More

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