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Olympic Competitors for Eritrea - Olympic Athletes of Eritrea, Zersenay Tadese, Meb Keflezighi, Yonas Kifle, Samson Kiflemariam, Kidane Tadasse (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Olympic Competitors for Eritrea - Olympic Athletes of Eritrea, Zersenay Tadese, Meb Keflezighi, Yonas Kifle, Samson Kiflemariam, Kidane Tadasse (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Olympic Athletes of Eritrea, Zersenay Tadese, Meb Keflezighi, Yonas Kifle, Samson Kiflemariam, Kidane Tadasse, Simret Sultan, Teklemariam Medhin, Tesfayohannes Mesfen, Nebiat Habtemariam, Yared Asmerom, Ali Abdalla, Hais Welday. Excerpt: Zersenay Tadese (born 8 February 1982) is an Eritrean long-distance track, and road running athlete. He currently holds the men's half marathon world record. His bronze medal in the 10,000 metres at the 2004 Athens Olympics made him the first ever Eritrean Olympic medallist, and his 20 km title at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships also made him the country's first athlete to win at a world championship event. He does not use a sprint finish to win races: his strategy relies upon a combination of efficient running and fast pace setting. Tadese has found most of his success over the half marathon distance, with three consecutive victories in the World Half Marathon Championships from 2007 to 2009, and a world record at the Lisbon Half Marathon in 2010. He has also excelled in cross country running, winning a gold, one silver, and two bronze medals in the long distance race over the last five IAAF World Cross Country Championships. In 2009 Tadese became only the second man (after Paul Tergat) to win three World Championship medals over three different surfaces in the same year: winning World Cross Country bronze, 10,000 metres World Championship silver on the track, and gold in road running at the World Half Marathon Championships. He is a popular public figure in his home country; 2500 guests attended his wedding to Merhawit Solomon, which was broadcast live on Eritrean television. His brother, Kidane Tadese, is also a professional distance runner. Zersenay Tadese was born in Adi Bana, Eritrea, an... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=926251

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-89633-3
Barcode: 9781157896333
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LSN: 1-157-89633-2

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