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Haile Gebrselassie

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Haile Gebrselassie (ኃይሌ ገብረ ሥላሴ, haylē gebre silassē; born 18 April 1973) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete. [1]

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Country Championships, 1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race, 1995 IAAF Grand Prix Final, 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race, 1995 World Championships in Athletics, 1995 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres, 1995 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 5000 metres, 1996 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, 1996 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race, 1996 Summer Olympics, 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships, 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres, 1997 World Championships in Athletics, 1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres, 1998 IAAF Golden League, 1998 IAAF Grand Prix Final, 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships, 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 1500 metres, 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres, 1999 World Championships in Athletics, 1999 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres, 2000 Summer Olympics, 2001 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, 2001 World Championships in Athletics, 2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres, 2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships, 2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres, 2003 World Championships in Athletics, 2003 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2010 New York City Marathon, 2012 Summer Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony, 3000 metres, 5000 metres, 5000 metres world record progression, 800 metres. 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Achilles tendon

The Achilles tendon or heel cord, also known as the calcaneal tendon, is a tendon of the back of the leg, and the thickest in the human body.

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African Championships in Athletics

The African Championships in Athletics is a continental athletics event organized by the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), the continental association for the sport in Africa.

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Alphen aan den Rijn

Alphen aan den Rijn (English: Alphen upon Rhine or Alphen on the Rhine) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht.

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Amorebieta-Etxano

Amorebieta-Etxano, also known as Zornotza (Spanish, Amorebieta-Echano), is a town and municipality located in Biscay in the Basque Country, an Autonomous Community in northern Spain.

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Amsterdam Marathon

The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.

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Antwerp

Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.

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Arsi Province

Arsi was a province of Ethiopia with its capital at Asella.

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Arturo Barrios

Arturo Barrios Flores (born December 12, 1962) is a Mexican long-distance runner who set the world record in the 10,000 m in 1989.

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Asella

Asella (አሰላ), also Asela is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia.

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Assefa Mezgebu

Assefa Mezgebu (born June 19, 1978 in Sidamo) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance runner, most known for winning a bronze medal in the 10,000 metres event at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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Asthma

Asthma is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.

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Athens

Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.

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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics

At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, 44 events in athletics were contested, 24 by men and 20 by women.

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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

These are the official results of the men's 10,000 metres at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

These are the official results of the men's 5000 metres at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics

At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, 46 events in athletics were contested, 24 for men and 22 for women.

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Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

The 10,000 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics programme were held at Stadium Australia on Friday 22 September, and Monday 25 September 2000.

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Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics

At the 2004 Summer Olympics, the athletics events were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium from August 18 to August 29, except for the marathons (run from Marathonas to the Kallimarmaro Stadium), the race walks (on the streets of Athens), and the shot put (held at the Ancient Olympia Stadium).

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Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

The men's 10,000 metres at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium on August 20.

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Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics were held during the last ten days of the games, from August 15 to August 24, 2008, at the Beijing National Stadium.

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Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

The Men's 10,000 metres at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on August 17 at the Beijing National Stadium.

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Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's marathon

The men's marathon at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on 24 August at 7:30am in Beijing, ending in the Beijing National Stadium.

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Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

The Men's 10,000 metres competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom.

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Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Ayele Abshero

Ayele Abshero Biza (born 28 December 1990) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who mainly competes in cross country and road races.

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BBC Sport

BBC Sport is a department of the BBC North division providing national sports coverage for BBC Television, radio and online.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon (branded BMW Berlin Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Brahim Lahlafi

Brahim Lahlafi (إبراهيم لحلافي) (born 15 April 1968, in Fes) is a retired long-distance runner who represented Morocco during his active career.

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Branko Zorko

Branko Zorko (born 1 July 1967) is a Croatian retired middle distance runner who specialized in the 1500 metres.

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Brendan Foster

Brendan Foster CBE (born 12 January 1948) is a British former long-distance runner who founded the Great North Run.

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Bristol

Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.

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Brussels

Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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Budapest

Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.

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CBC Sports

CBC Sports is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for English-language sports broadcasting.

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Croatia

Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.

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Cross country running

Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.

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Daniel Komen

Daniel Kipngetich Komen (born 17 May 1976 in Elgeyo Marakwet District, Kenya) Komen is rumoured to be three years older than officially recognised.

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Deressa Chimsa

Deressa Chimsa Edae (born 21 November 1976) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who competes in marathon races.

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Deriba Merga

Deriba Merga Ejigu (ደርባ መርጋ አጅጉ; born 26 October 1980) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.

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Doha

Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.

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Dortmund

Dortmund (Düörpm:; Tremonia) is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Dubai Marathon

The Dubai Marathon (official name Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon) is an annual marathon running race held in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

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Durban

Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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Durham, England

Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.

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Edmonton

Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Emil Zátopek

Emil Zátopek (19 September 1922 – 22 November 2000) was a Czechoslovak long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.

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Endurance (film)

Endurance is a 1999 docudrama film about the famous distance runner Haile Gebrselassie with Gebrselassie playing the role of himself.

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Erythropoietin

Erythropoietin (EPO), also known as hematopoietin or hemopoietin, is a glycoprotein cytokine secreted by the kidney in response to cellular hypoxia; it stimulates red blood cell production (erythropoiesis) in the bone marrow.

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

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Ethiopian Athletics Federation

Ethiopian Athletic Federation (EAF) is an IAAF recognized member officially representing Ethiopia as the national governing body for the sport of Athletics.

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Ethiopian calendar

The Ethiopian calendar (የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር; yä'Ityoṗṗya zämän aḳoṭaṭär) is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia and also serves as the liturgical year for Christians in Eritrea and Ethiopia belonging to the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Eastern Catholic Churches and Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.

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Fabián Roncero

Fabián Roncero Domínguez (born October 19, 1970 in Madrid) is a former long-distance runner from Spain.

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Fanny Blankers-Koen Games

The FBK Games is an annual track and field event at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion in Hengelo, Netherlands as part of the IAAF World Challenge Meetings.

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Felix Limo

Felix Limo (born 22 August 1980) is a Kenyan former long-distance runner, who specialized in the marathon.

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Fukuoka Marathon

The, held in Fukuoka, Japan, is an IAAF Gold Label international men's marathon race established in 1947.

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Gateshead

Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Gothenburg

Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.

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Great Ethiopian Run

The Great Ethiopian Run (ታላቁ ሩጫ በኢትዮጵያ) is an annual 10-kilometre road running event which takes place in late November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Great Manchester Run

The Great Manchester Run (styled as the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run for sponsorship purposes from 2017) is an annual run through Greater Manchester (namely Manchester, Trafford and Salford).

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Great North Run

The Great North Run (branded the Simplyhealth Great North Run for sponsorship purposes) is the largest half marathon in the world, taking place annually in North East England each September.

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Half marathon

A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 km (13 mi 192½ yd)—half the distance of a marathon.

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Helsinki

Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.

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Hendrick Ramaala

Hendrik Ramaala (born 2 February 1972) is a South African long-distance runner.

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Hengelo

Hengelo is a city in the eastern part of the Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel.

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Hicham El Guerrouj

Hicham El Guerrouj (Moroccan Arabic: هشام الݣروج, Hishāmu l-Karrūj; Berber: Hicam El Gerruj, ⵀⵉⵛⴰⵎ ⴻⵍ ⴳⴻⵔⵔⵓⵊ; born 14 September 1974) is a retired Moroccan middle-distance runner.

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IAAF World Championships in Athletics

The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

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IAAF World Cross Country Championships

IAAF World Cross Country Championships is the most important competition in international cross country running.

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IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

The IAAF World Half Marathon Championships is an annual half marathon competition organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

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IAAF World Indoor Championships

The IAAF World Indoor Championships is a biennial indoor track and field competition served as the global championship for the sport.

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IAAF World Road Relay Championships

The IAAF World Road Relay Championships was a biennial international athletics competition in long-distance relay running.

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Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas Fernández (born 20 May 1981) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Porto.

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International Association of Athletics Federations

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.

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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.

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Ismael Kirui

Ismael Kirui (born 20 February 1975 in Kapcherop, Marakwet District) is a former Kenyan long distance runner who won gold medals over 5000 metres at the 1993 and 1995 World Championships in Athletics.

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Jos Hermens

Josephus ("Jos") Maria Melchior Hermens (born 8 January 1950 in Nijmegen, Gelderland) is a former Dutch long-distance runner, also known for his later career as a sports manager.

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Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe (formerly Carlsruhe) is the second-largest city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in southwest Germany, near the French-German border.

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Kenenisa Bekele

Kenenisa Bekele (ቀነኒሳ በቀለ; born 13 June 1982) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner and the current world record and Olympic record holder in both the 5,000 metre and 10,000 metre events.

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Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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Kerkrade

Kerkrade (Kerkrade dialect: Kirchroa) is a town and a municipality in the southeast of Limburg, the southernmost province of the Netherlands.

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Khalid Khannouchi

Khalid Khannouchi (خالد خنّوشي) (born September 12, 1971) is a Moroccan American marathoner.

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La Flèche

La Flèche is a town and commune in the French department of Sarthe, in the Pays de la Loire region in the Loire Valley.

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Lasse Virén

Lasse Artturi Virén (born 22 July 1949) is a Finnish former long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Lisbon Half Marathon

Lisbon Half Marathon is an annual international half marathon competition which is contested every March in Lisbon, Portugal.

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List of Ethiopian records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Ethiopia maintained by Ethiopian Athletic Federation (EAF).

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List of world records in athletics

World records in athletics are ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

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List of world records in masters athletics

These are the current world records in the various age groups of Masters athletics, maintained by WMA, the World Association of Masters Athletes, which is designated by the IAAF to conduct the worldwide sport of Masters (Veterans) Athletics (Track and Field).

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Litochoro

Litochoro (Λιτόχωρο, Litóchoro; Katharevousa: Λιτόχωρον) is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece.

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London Marathon

The London Marathon (currently known through sponsorship as the Virgin Money London Marathon) is a long-distance running event held in London, United Kingdom, part of the World Marathon Majors.

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Long-distance running

Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least eight kilometres (5 miles).

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Madrid Marathon

The Rock 'n' Roll Madrid Marathon (Maratón de Rock 'n' Roll Madrid) is an annual marathon race which takes place in Madrid, Spain, in late April.

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Maebashi

is a city located in Gunma Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Marathon

The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.

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Marathon world record progression

This list is a chronological progression of record times for the marathon.

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Marílson Gomes dos Santos

Marílson Gomes dos Santos (born 6 August 1977) is a Brazilian long-distance runner.

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Marion Jones

Marion Lois Jones (born October 12, 1975), also known as Marion Jones-Thompson, is an American former world champion track and field athlete and a former professional basketball player for Tulsa Shock in the WNBA.

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Martin Lel

Martin Kiptolo Lel (born 29 October 1978) is a Kenyan long distance and marathon runner.

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Michael Johnson (sprinter)

Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter.

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Middle-distance running

Middle-distance running events are track races longer than sprints, up to 3000 metres.

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Mile run

The mile run (1,760 yards or exactly 1,609.344 metres) is a middle-distance foot race.

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Million Wolde

Million Wolde (Amharic: ሚሊዮን ወልዴ; born March 17, 1979) is an Ethiopian athlete, winner of the 5000 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo (Monte-Carlo, or colloquially Monte-Carl; Monégasque: Monte-Carlu) officially refers to an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco, specifically the ward of Monte Carlo/Spélugues, where the Monte Carlo Casino is located.

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Moscow

Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.

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Moses Kiptanui

Moses Kiptanui (born October 1, 1970 in Marakwet District, Kenya) is a middle and long distance athlete mostly famous for 3,000 m steeplechase in which he was the number one ranked athlete from 1991 to 1995 and three time IAAF World Champion.

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Moses Tanui

Moses Tanui (born 20 August 1965 in Marakwet District, Kenya) is a former Kenyan long-distance runner who won the gold medal over 10,000 metres at the 1991 World Championships in Athletics in Tokyo.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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New York City Half Marathon

The New York City Half Marathon (branded as the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon) is an annual half marathon road running race.

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New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon (branded TCS New York City Marathon and formerly branded ING New York City Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon that courses through the five boroughs of New York City.

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New York Road Runners

New York Road Runners (NYRR) is a non-profit running organization based in New York City whose mission is to help and inspire people through running.

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Nijmegen

Nijmegen (Nijmeegs: Nimwegen), historically anglicized as Nimeguen, is a municipality and a city in the Dutch province of Gelderland.

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Noureddine Morceli

Noureddine Morceli (نور الدين مرسلي, Nūr ud-Dīn Mursilī; born February 28, 1970) is a retired Algerian middle-distance runner.

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Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

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Olympic symbols

The Olympic symbols are icons, flags and symbols used by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to elevate the Olympic Games.

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One hour run

The one hour run is an athletics event in which competitors try to cover as much distance as possible within one hour.

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Oromia Region

Oromia (spelled Oromiyaa in the Oromo language; ኦሮሚያ) is one of the nine ethnically based regional states of Ethiopia, covering 284,538 square kilometers.

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Oslo

Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.

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Ostrava

Ostrava (Ostrawa, Ostrau or Mährisch Ostrau) is a city in the north-east of the Czech Republic and is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Patrick Makau Musyoki

Patrick Makau Musyoki (born 2 March 1985) is a runner from Kenya.

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Paul Tergat

Paul Kibii Tergat (born 17 June 1969) is a Kenyan former professional long distance runner.

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Paula Radcliffe

Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born 17 December 1973) is an English long-distance runner.

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Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.

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Road running

Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).

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Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon

The Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon is a marathon and half-marathon race, held annually in Arizona on the Sunday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and linking three cities of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area: (Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe).

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Saïd Aouita

Saïd Aouita (سعيد عويطة; born November 2, 1959) is a former Moroccan track and field athlete.

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Salah Hissou

Salah Hissou (صلاح حيسو) (born January 16, 1972 in Ait Taghia, Kasba Tadla) is a long-distance runner from Morocco, who won the gold medal over 5000 metres at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics in Seville.

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Sammy Kitwara

Sammy Kirop Kitwara (born 26 November 1986 in Sagat, Marakwet District) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialises in road running events.

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Samuel Wanjiru

Samuel Kamau Wanjiru (10 November 1986 – 15 May 2011) was a Kenyan athlete who specialised in long-distance running.

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Seville

Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.

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Side stitch

Side stitch (also called a side ache, a side cramp, a side crampie, a side sticker or simply a stitch) is an intense stabbing pain under the lower edge of the ribcage that occurs while exercising.

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Sileshi Sihine

Sileshi Sihine (Amharic: ስለሺ ስህኔ; born January 29, 1983 in Sheno) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.

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Sindelfingen

Sindelfingen is a German town near Stuttgart at the headwaters of the Schwippe (a tributary of the river Würm), which is home to a Mercedes-Benz assembly plant.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Spain national football team

The Spain national football team (Selección de fútbol de España) represents Spain in men's International association football and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain.

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Stefano Baldini

Stefano Baldini (born 25 May 1971 in Castelnovo di Sotto, Emilia-Romagna, Italy) is a retired Italian runner who specialized in the marathon.

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Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Thomas Baldwin, 1852.

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Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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Summer Olympic Games

The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Tempe, Arizona

Tempe (Oidbaḍ in Pima), also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2017 population of 185,038.

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Tilburg

Tilburg is a city in the Netherlands, in the southern province of North Brabant.

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Tilburg Ten Miles

Tilburg Ten Miles is an annual road running competition held in Tilburg, Netherlands since 1988.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Tokyo Marathon

The is an annual marathon sporting event in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.

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Track & Field News

Track & Field News is an American monthly sports magazine founded in 1948 by brothers Bert Nelson and Cordner Nelson, focused on the world of track and field.

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Track & Field News Athlete of the Year

The Track & Field News Athlete of the Year award is given to track and field athletes by Track & Field News magazine, an American sports magazine.

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Track and field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

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Tsegaye Kebede

Tsegaye Kebede Wordofa (Amharic: ፀጋየ ከበደ ዎርዶፋ; born 15 January 1987) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who competes in road running events, including marathons.

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Two miles

The 2 mile (10,560 feet or exactly 3,218.688 metres) is a historic running distance.

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Vienna City Marathon

The Vienna City Marathon is an annual marathon race over the classic distance of 42.195 km held in Vienna, Austria since 1984.

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Weltklasse Zürich

Weltklasse Zürich (World Class Zurich) is an annual, invitation-only, world-class track and field meeting at the Letzigrund in Zürich, Switzerland, generally held at the end of August.

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William Sigei

William Cheruiyot Sigei (born 11 October 1969 in Cheboi'ngong' village, just outside Kapsimotwo village, Bomet, Kenya) is a former Kenyan long-distance runner who won the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 1993 and 1994.

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Wilson Kipketer

Wilson Kosgei Kipketer (born 12 December 1972) is a Kenyan-born Danish former middle distance runner.

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Xavi

Xavier Hernández Creus (born 25 January 1980) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Qatari club Al Sadd SC.

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Zürich

Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

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Zersenay Tadese

Zersenay Tadese (Tigrinya: ዘርእሰናይ ታደሰ; born 8 February 1982) is an Eritrean long-distance track and road running athlete.

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10,000 metres

The 10,000 metres or 10,000-meter run is a common long-distance track running event.

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10,000 metres world record progression

The official world records in the 10,000 metres are held by Kenenisa Bekele with 26:17.53 minutes for men and Almaz Ayana from Ethiopia with 29:17.45 minutes for women.

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1000 metres

The 1000 metres is an uncommon Middle-distance running event in track and field competitions.

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10K run

The 10K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of.

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1500 metres

The 1500 metres or 1,500-metre run (typically pronounced 'fifteen-hundred metres') is the foremost middle distance track event in athletics.

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1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Antwerpen, Belgium, at the Linkeroever Racecourse on March 24, 1991.

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1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race

The Junior men's race at the 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Antwerpen, Belgium, at the Linkeroever Racecourse on March 24, 1991.

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1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, at the Franklin Park on March 21, 1992.

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1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race

The Junior men's race at the 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, at the Franklin Park on March 21, 1992.

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1992 World Junior Championships in Athletics

The 1992 World Junior Championships in Athletics was the fourth edition of the international athletics competition for athletes aged 19 years or under.

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1992 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

The men's 10,000 metres event at the 1992 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Seoul, Korea, at Olympic Stadium on 18 September.

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1992 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's 5000 metres

The men's 5000 metres event at the 1992 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Seoul, Korea, at Olympic Stadium on 17 and 19 September.

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1993 African Championships in Athletics

The 9th African Championships in Athletics were held between 23 and 27 June 1993 in Durban, South Africa at Kings Park Stadium.

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1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Amorebieta, Spain, at the Jaureguibarría Course on March 28, 1993.

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1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race

The Senior men's race at the 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Amorebieta, Spain, at the Jaureguibarría Course on March 28, 1993.

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1993 World Championships in Athletics

The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between August 13 and August 22 with the participation of 187 nations.

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1993 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

The men's 10,000 metres event featured at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

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1993 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 5000 metres

These are the official results of the Men's 5.000 metres event at the 1993 IAAF World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

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1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Budapest, Hungary, at the Kincsem Park on March 26, 1994.

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1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race

The Senior men's race at the 1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Budapest, Hungary, at the Kincsem Park on March 26, 1994.

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1995 IAAF Grand Prix Final

The 1995 IAAF Grand Prix Final was the eleventh edition of the season-ending competition for the IAAF Grand Prix track and field circuit, organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

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1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Durham, United Kingdom, at the University of Durham on 25 March 1995.

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1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race

The Senior men's race at the 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Durham, United Kingdom, at the University of Durham on March 25, 1995.

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1995 World Championships in Athletics

The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden on 5–13 August 1995.

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1995 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

The Men's 10,000 metres event featured at the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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1995 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 5000 metres

These are the official results of the Men's 5,000 metres event at the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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1996 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1996 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, at the Danie Craven Stadium on March 23, 1996.

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1996 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race

The Senior men's race at the 1996 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, at the Danie Craven Stadium on March 23, 1996.

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1996 Summer Olympics

The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from July 19 to August 4, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

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1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 6th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from March 7 to March 9, 1997.

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1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres

The men's 3000 metres event at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on March 7–9.

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1997 World Championships in Athletics

The 6th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece between August 1 and August 10, 1997.

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1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

The men's 10,000 metres event featured at the 1997 World Championships in Athens, Greece.

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1998 IAAF Golden League

The 1998 IAAF Golden League was the first edition of the annual international track and field meeting series, held from 9 July to 5 September.

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1998 IAAF Grand Prix Final

The 1998 IAAF Grand Prix Final was the fourteenth edition of the season-ending competition for the IAAF Grand Prix track and field circuit, organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

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1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 7th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in the Green Dome Maebashi stadium in Maebashi, Japan from March 5 to March 7, 1999.

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1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 1500 metres

The men's 1500 metres event at the 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on March 6–7.

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1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres

The men's 3000 metres event at the 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on March 5.

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1999 World Championships in Athletics

The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Estadio Olímpico, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29.

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1999 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

The Men's 10,000 metres event featured at the 1999 World Championships in Seville, Spain.

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2000 Summer Olympics

The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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2001 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

The 10th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships was held on 7 October 2001 in the city of Bristol, UK, and was run immediately before that year's Bristol Half Marathon.

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2001 World Championships in Athletics

The 8th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between 3 August and 12 August and was the first time the event had visited North America.

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2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

The Men's 10,000 metres event featured at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, UK from 14 to 16 March 2003.

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2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres

The Men's 3000 metres event at the 2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on March 14–16.

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2003 World Championships in Athletics

The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from 23 August to 31 August 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France.

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2003 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

The Men's 10,000 metres event featured at the 2003 World Championships in Paris, France.

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2004 Summer Olympics

The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.

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2008 Summer Olympics

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.

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2010 New York City Marathon

The 41st New York City Marathon took place on Sunday, 2010.

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2012 Summer Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.

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2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games took place on the evening of Friday 27 July in the Olympic Stadium, London.

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3000 metres

The 3000 metres or 3000-meter run is a track running event, also commonly known as the 3K or 3K run, where 7.5 laps are completed around an outdoor 400 m track or 15 laps around a 200 m indoor track.

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5000 metres

The 5000 metres or 5000-meter run (approximately 3.1 mi or 16,404 ft) is a common long-distance running event in track and field.

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5000 metres world record progression

The official world records in the 5000 metres are held by Kenenisa Bekele with 12:37.35 minutes for men and Tirunesh Dibaba with 14:11.15 minutes for women.

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800 metres

The 800 metres, or 800 meters (US spelling), is a common track running event.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haile_Gebrselassie

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