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When I wake up at 5 in the morning is it just to jog? Definitely not, I give it all of my efforts.
What is important is to win.
I find the business world hard.
Many people know that Ethiopia is poor. When I break a world record, maybe people get to know something else about Ethiopia, something good. We can’t make planes or cars, we don’t have the materials. We do what we can.
If I don’t train enough, of course I’m nervous.
I’m never satisfied.
I used to run to school, 10k every day. And this at altitude, perfect preparation, really.
I want to go down in history.
In my life I do a lot of things but I never forget my training.
When I had no shoes I was comfortable – I used to run barefoot. When I wore shoes it was difficult. To run in shoes was ok, but at the beginning of my career it was hard.
I have seen things few of my countrymen have. The first time I went on an aeroplane I couldn’t work out how the lavatories worked up in the sky.
At the moment I am a little bit politician, yes. I think that could be my next step. It is not because I want power, it is because of what I think I could do for the people.
At the end of the day, people want to see how fast you run.
If you are a really good marathoner, you have to run New York.