Kenenisa Bekele Ethiopia
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

13 Jun 1982

Height

1.67m

Weight

59kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Top Performances

Sport Guides

ATHLETICS

Kenenisa Bekele competed in ATHLETICS

Did you know?

  • With 2,000 athletes competing in 47 events, athletics is the largest single sport at the Games.
  • There are 24 track events, the majority of which begin with one or more rounds of heats.
  • The 16 field events start with a qualification stage, with the best athletes qualifying for the final.
  • Only the five road races, the men's and women's 10,000m and the decathlon and heptathlon have no heats.
  • The majority of athletics events are held in the new Olympic Stadium, which has a capacity of 80,000.

Results for Kenenisa Bekele

Date Event Rank Mark
4 Aug Men's 10,000m Final 4 27:32.44

Head to Head

Kenenisa Bekele vs Christopher Thompson

Kenenisa Bekele

Kenenisa Bekele One to watch Ethiopia flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

27:32.44 Men's 10,000m

Height

1.67m (5'6")

Weight

59kg

Age

32

Christopher Thompson

Christopher Thompson Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

29:06.14 Men's 10,000m

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

67kg

Age

33

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