An athletics legend adds his name to Save Kids Lives

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Haile Gebrselassie is the latest person to take on the role of ambassador for Save Kids Lives. He signed the board that supports the campaign, along with Jean Todt at a meeting held yesterday in Addis Ababa
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The FIA President is there for the second FIA African Sport Regional Congress. 

Gebrselassie is a legendary figure in African sport and athletics on a global scale: he has won Olympic gold twice in the 10,000 metres, at Atlanta in 1996 and Sydney in 2000; he is an eight times world champion at the distance, with four indoor and four outdoor titles; he has set no less than 26 records in long distance and half-distance races and still holds the record for 20 kilometres on track and for 30 on the road. He won a total of nine marathons: four times in a row in Berlin (2006-2009), three times in Dubai (2008-2010) and once each in Amsterdam (2005) and Fukuoka (2006).