Abebe Bikila age

Abebe Bikila (Runner ) was born in Australia on a Sunday, August 7, 1932 . Abebe Bikila is 88 years old. He is a Leo and was born in the Year of the Monkey .

Long-distance runner who became Africa’s first black gold medalist after winning marathon gold at the 1960 Summer Olympics.

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FULL NAME: Abebe Bikila
BIRTH DATE: August 7, 1932
AGE: 88 years old


Abebe Bikila is a Runner. He had four children: Dawit, Tsige, Yetnayet, and Teferia. He was discovered by athletic trainer Onni Niskanen while living in a small village in Ethiopia.

DID YOU KNOW He won two career Olympic marathon gold medals while running barefoot.

FACT He blazed the way for future marathon Olympic gold medalist like Paul Tergat .

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Currently, Abebe Bikila is 88 years old. He will celebrate his 89th birthday on a Sunday, August 7th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.


Abebe Bikila’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, Leo’s life pursuit is to lead the way and a secret desire to be a star. People of this zodiac sign like theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors and dislike being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being treated like a king or queen. The strengths of this sign are: creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo are Aquarius, Gemini.

Abebe Bikila was born in the Year of the Monkey. People born in the year of the monkey love to make people laugh. They’re generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control. This year is the year of the .

DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.

Abebe Bikila is a 88 years old Runner, who was born in August, in the Year of the Monkey (1932) and is a Leo.

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