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Gebrselassie aiming for Olympic berth in Tokyo

Posted on 24 February 2012. Tags: Sports News Tokyo, Tokyo News

Haile Gebrselassie will be aiming to make the Ethiopian team for the London Olympics with a strong performance in Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon. Gebrselassie will be looking to run under 2 hours, 4 minutes to convince his country’s selectors to hand him a ticket to London. Three Ethiopians broke 2:05 in the Dubai Marathon last month, raising doubts about whether the distance-running great will be…