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Abebe Bikila

(1932—1973)


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1932–1973 Ethiopian runner who won two Olympic gold medals in the marathon.

Abebe Bikila was born in Mout, Ethiopia. Before competing as a runner he was a member of the ...

Subjects: Sport and Leisure — African Studies.


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