Sunday, August 05, 2007

Haile Wins NYC Half-Marathon

Haile Gebrselassie won the NYC Half-Marathon in stunning fashion on Sunday, completing the course in 59:24, more than a minute ahead of second place finisher Abdi Abdirahman... more

You can watch a 5+ minute long interview Haile gave to WABC TV by clicking here and selecting the clip titled "NYC Half-Marathon... Part 2" and forward about 10 seconds from the beginning of the clip. If you pay close attention, you will hear what sounds like a group of Ethiopians chanting "Haile Haile... Gebrselassie" to the tune of Teddy Afro's song with the same title. There is also a nice wrap-up of the event on the clip titled "NYC Half-Marathon."