Best Motivational Quotes From Olympic Athlete Kenenisa Bekele

Kenenisa Bekele is a world record-holding long-distance runner from Ethiopia. Kenenisa is the current holder of 5,000 meter and 10,000 meter world record and Olympic record.

Kenenisa is considered as one of the greatest distance runners of all times. He is the most successful runner in the history of IAAF World Cross Country Championship. With 11 titles to his name, he also won four titles from 2003 to 2009 at the World Championship in Athletics for 10,000 m event.

"It's not always easy when it's your first competition. I'm happy that I won."

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"I have prepared well and I have the confidence I can win."

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"The 3,000 meters record has stood for a long time."

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"I want to step aside and make way for my young Ethiopian team mates."

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However, the career of this widely appreciated prodigy has seen its share of injury. Kenenisa finished fourth in the Edinburg Cross Country 2011 race. He returned to the track for the World Championship in March 2011, where he dropped out of the 10,000m and decided not to compete in 5000m. His return to the Edinburgh Cross Country race in 2012 also saw him touching the finish line at a disappointing eleventh place. (Sports Quotes)

Kenenisa returned to the top form with Paris Marathon in 2014 where his marathon debut saw him shattering records of legends like Haile Gebrselassie, Samuel Wanjiru and Paul Tergat.Quite in demeanor and media shy, this ace athlete certainly deserves more recognition for the champion that he is.With several records and medals to his name, Kenenisa’s career achievement sounds like a reading from record books.

He won 5000m and 10000m event at 2009 World Championship in Athletics, becoming the first ever athlete to achieve the feat. In the 5000m category, he also has a they have paid $30 million as a penalty Championship bronze, an Olympic silver, an All-Africa Games gold medal and two African Championship titles. (Inspirational Sports Quotes)

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