” I think if you come first with a new world record, that is the best. “


” My father thought sport was something fun – he didn’t know it was a way to make money. Then I won a Mercedes at the world championships and I gave it to him. From the moment it arrived my father said: ‘Good, you can support not just yourself but me too’. “


” 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. “


” When we race in London a world record will be the last thing on our minds. “



All 4 Haile Gebrselassie Quotes about World in picture


I think if you come first with a new world record, that is the best.
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When we race in London a world record will be the last thing on our minds.
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