Discover the highs and lows of Gebrselassie's extraordinary racing career.
It was third time unlucky for Gebrselassie in Athens after an Achilles injury stopped him picking up a third 10,000m gold. He finished fifth in the race and left track competition to focus on the marathon.Image: AFP/Getty Images
Amazing, I grew up watching this great man and he was a great influence on me getting in to running and then triathlons.
Great to see him get the massive respect he deserves, could have delved deeper back to his humble beginnings and what he does for his country and running in general, but what a brilliant man. If he retires, then they should erect monuments in his name.
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