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Bekele conquers another superlative

Berlin, Germany – Once more Kenenisa Bekele has conquered a superlative. One year after his double Olympic triumph he repeated that amazing feat on the final day of the 12th IAAF World Championships in Berlin.

Six days after winning the 10,000 m final the Ethiopian also took the gold in the 5000 m. By doing so Bekele became the first man to take both the long distance track gold medals at the same World Championships.

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“It was a very hard race, because everybody was strong. Now I have won the double which makes me very happy and proud – this is something special,” said Bekele, who including World Cross Country team titles the 27-year-old has now won an incredible total of 24 world championships gold medals…..Read More

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