American lengthy distance runner who was simply a sterling silver medalist in the 2004 Olympics and placed 4th in the 2012 Summer Olympics. His family members had been refugees who originated from Eritrea to america. He was the champion of this year’s 2009 NEW YORK Marathon, completing with a period of 2:09:15. He also earned the 2014 Boston Marathon with a period of 2:08:37. He fathered a kid along with his wife, Yordanos Asgedom. He and Dathan Ritzenhein both became world-famous lengthy distance runners.