EME News: Bekele's Excellent Adventures!, EME News by Alfons Juck, Notes by Larry Eder


Kenenisa Bekele delighted the track world in North America with his plan to attack his own 10,000 meter world record at 9:30 AM on June 8, 2008, Pacific time, which is about 9:30 in the evening on his normal time schedule. This will be one week after his 5,000 meter opener at Hengelo on May 24, and he will now be running a 5,000 meters in Rabat, Morroco on June 14.


Bekele will compete in Rabat

BRUSSELS (BEL): After announcing the world record attempt at Prefontaine Classic at 10 000 m also the next start of Kenenisa Bekele was revealed. He will run the 5000 m at International meeting of Rabat in Morroco on June 14. Van Damme Memorial meet director Wilfried Meert is coordinating the elite athletes also for the African fixture and he informed about it at a press conference. It will be already third meet of the summer for Bekele after 5000 m Hengelo and Eugene. For the Ethiopian star it will be first meeting appearance in Africa on track. So far he competed on his continent only in championships races.

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