The Athlete

(2009)
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Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon. Overnight, Abebe Bikila became a sports legend. A hero in his own country and to the continent, Bikila was the first African to win a gold medal, and four years later in Tokyo would become the first person in history to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in the marathon.

  1. Rasselas Lakew

    Director, Writer

  2. Davey Frankel

    Director, Writer

  3. Mikael Awake

    Writer

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Original Title The athlete

Status Released

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  • March 9, 2009
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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