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The Ethiopian town famous for runners

31 May 2016 Last updated at 22:47 BST

You have probably never heard of Bekoji, but this small town in the highlands of Ethiopia has had a huge impact on athletics.

Some of the best runners in the world come from there, with 16 Olympic medals and dozens of world championships to their credit.

So what's the secret behind their success?

Emmanuel Igunza reports.

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