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Paul Maina By Paul Maina, 12th Jul 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/1eza-k6p/
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The star Athlete Haile Gebrselassie is set to run for Ethiopian Parliament come next election 2015

The geat man running for parliament

The multiple record holder in Various displines Haile Gebrselassie has decided to run for parliament for his native country Ethiopia. Haile Gebrselassie was born 18 April 1973 is an Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete. Haile was born as one of ten children in Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia. As a child growing up on a farm he used to run ten kilometres to school every morning, and the same back every evening.

He hold the record for world marathon at 2.03.59 set in 2008 Berlin Marathon. His main rival for this marathon HAS been Paul Tergat from Kenya.

Haile Gebrselassie want to run for parliamntat the next election. Gebrselassie's fellow two-time gold medal winner Sebastian Coe served as a Member of Parliament in his native Britain between 1992 and 1997. As well as Romario who is a member ofchambers of Deputies.

If he runs for the seat, no one can catch him (Pun Intended) He will win with a landslide

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Ethiopia, Haile Gebrselassie, Parliament, World Marathon Record Holder

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I have just finished Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and sociology from Nairobi University. I will be writing on sports and money making tips

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