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Gebrselassie takes fourth real,- BERLIN-MARATHON win

2009-09-20

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Gebrselassie takes fourth real,- BERLIN-MARATHON win

Haile Gebrselassie won the real,- BERLIN-MARATHON for the fourth year in succession this morning. But having reached for the stars with a ferocious attempt to break his world record of 2.03.59, set in the German capital last year, the Ethiopian ended up with a handful of moondust, finishing in a jog of fatigue in 2.06.08. “I was very tired, I pushed too much,” he said immediately afterwards.


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