Abebe Bikila

Abebe Bikila was a marathon runner from Ethiopia who was a late inclusion to the team for the 1960 Rome Olympics. As he was a late inclusion, there were not enough gear for him, so he ran the marathon barefoot. He won. He subsequently won the 1964 Tokyo Olympic marathon, this time wearing running shoes.


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ABEBE BIKILA: The Barefoot Runner
  • Embiale, Alem Aweke (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 35 Pages - 08/18/2022 (Publication Date) - Lella Menged, LLC (Publisher)
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Barefoot Runner: The Life of Marathon Champion Abebe Bikila
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  • Rambali, Paul (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 3
Bikila Ethiopia's Barefoot Olympian
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  • Judah, Tim (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
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