FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2008 file photo, Haile Gebrselassie from Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the 35th Berlin Marathon, in Berlin, in Germany, breaking the marathon world record in 2 ... more 
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2008 file photo, Haile Gebrselassie from Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the 35th Berlin Marathon, in Berlin, in Germany, breaking the marathon world record in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 59 seconds. Spain's Prince of Asturias Foundation on Friday Sept.2, 2011, named Ethiopian athlete Halie Gebreselassie for its annual sports prize, praising his work on and off the track. The 38-year-old is one of the world's most successful long-distance runners, a master at 10,000 meters who later went on to set the marathon world record.The prizes are among Spain's most prestigious and are presented by Crown Prince Felipe each fall in the northern city of Oviedo, capital of the Asturias region. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File) less 
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Fri, Sep 2, 2011 9:46 AM EDT