Ethiopian runner who took residential the precious metal for the 5000 meters competition on the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics when he was 22. He gained the bronze medal on the 1999 Globe Indoor Championships in Maebashi and afterwards gained the 5000 meters sterling silver in the 2001 Edmonton Globe Championships video games. His profession would eventually end up being disrupted by many injuries. His family members prompted his ambition while he was youthful, and he started competing by enough time he was 17, to arrive sixth on the 1996 Globe Junior Championships in Sydney, earning the 3000 meters steeplechase. His fellow Ethiopian runner, Haile Gebrselassie, gained the 10,000 meters silver medal on the 2000 Sydney Olympic Video games.