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'Age for me is just a number.'


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'I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife.'


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'I find the business world hard.'


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'You must do as your people do. If my people are poor, I must be poor. People ask me, 'Why don't you find a personal coach or a private car?' I can't. Then I won't be part of my people.'


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'I have to change a lot of things before I become a good marathon runner.'


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'I feel a social responsibility. We need to open people's eyes. There is a lack of education in Ethiopia.'


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'The more you are getting older, you lose a little something. Of course there is another advantage, because of your long experience you can use it.'


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'I wanted to experience New York, to look up and see buildings.'


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'I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife.'


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'I wanted to be famous. I wanted people to talk about me.'


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'I will always listen to my coaches. But first I listen to my body. If what they tell me suits my body, great. If my body doesn't feel good with what they say, then always my body comes first.'


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'This is what I wanted. They tell me that London is the best field in history. I wanted to be part of that. Because everyone will be there it will be a wonderful challenge for me. You can see the best runners, how they look, how they run. For me to beat th'


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'I want to go down in history.'


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'I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife.'


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'What can you do if a part of it is uphill? You can't work out another route. You've just got to run the one they give you. But they tell me London is a nice course. Even the cobbles, I hope, are not very much of a problem for me.'


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'That is not enough. Sport has been great for me, a great learning place that if you want to achieve you can, even if you are from the poorest part of Africa.'


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'When I wake up at 5 in the morning is it just to jog? Definitely not, I give it all of my efforts.'

 

 

 

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