Men’s Marathon Winner Enjoys Beijing’s Sights & Sounds

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By CCTV News,

After winning gold in the first event of the world championships — men’s marathon champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie took time out from his busy schedule to spend the day taking in what the Chinese capital has to offer. CCTV reporter Mike Fox gave him a guided tour of one of the world’s most famous cities.

The man who was victorious running through the streets of Beijing was back on them just a day later, but this time at a much slower pace.

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NOTE: Ghirmay Ghebreslassie is an Eritrean with no blood relation with Ethiopian Haile Gebreslassie.