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Profile: Haile Gebrselassie
Factbox on Ethiopian distance runner Haile Gebrselassie, who announced his retirement on Sunday after dropping out of the New York City marathon.
- Published: 16:31 November 8, 2010
- Haile Gebrselassie poses with the spikes he wore to win at the Sydney Olympics In 2000. The Sydney Games race provided one of the most thrilling in Olympic history, as Gebrselassie just held off the challenge of his great Kenyan rival Paul Tergat.
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