Three-time Olympic champion to run Dubai Marathon

Kenenisa Bekee is the first and only athlete to be world indoor and outdoor, world cross-country and Olympic champion and will be taking part in the Dubai Marathon.
Three-time Olympic champion and world-record holder Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia will take part in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on January 23, Dubai Holding announced Sunday.

Mr Bekele, an ambassador of the Dubai Holding Wellness Programme, holds three current world records for 5,000m outdoor, 5,000m indoor and 10,000m outdoor events; and has been 18-time World Champion and three-time Olympic champion and is the first and only athlete to be world indoor and outdoor, world cross-country and Olympic champion.

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Published: December 15, 2014 04:00 AM

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