Kenenisa Bekele is a long-distance runner from Ethiopia. From 2004 to 2020, he held the world record in both the 5000m and the 1000m. See also, Harris Rauf Family
At the 2008 Summer Olympics, he won gold medals in both the 5000 m and 10,000 m races. He won the gold medal in the 10,000 m and the silver medal in the 5000 m at the 2004 Olympics.
He is the most successful runner in IAAF World Cross Country Championships history, having won six long (12 km) and five short (4 km) course titles.
He won the 10,000 m title at the World Athletics Championships in 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2009, matching Haile Gebrselassie’s four-year winning streak.
From his debut in 2003 until 2011, Kenenisa was unbeaten over 10,000 meters.
What is Kenenisa Bekele Net Worth?
Kenenisa’s net worth is estimated to be $9,045,450 in 2022. He finished third in the Great North Run half marathon in 1:01:01 in September 2022.
The following month, Kenenisa participated in the 2022 London Marathon, finishing fifth in 2:05:53 to set a masters world record in the age 40 category.