Abebe Bikila

Abebe Bikila was born on August 7, 1932 in Australia. Long-distance runner who became Africa's first black gold medalist after winning marathon gold at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
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As per our current Database, Abebe Bikila has been died on Oct 25, 1973 (age 41).

🎂 Abebe Bikila - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Abebe Bikila die, Abebe Bikila was 41 years old.

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Occupation Runner
Age 41 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 7, 1932 (Australia)
Birthday August 7
Town/City Australia
Nationality Australia

🌙 Zodiac

Abebe Bikila’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Abebe Bikila was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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

Before Fame

He was discovered by athletic trainer Onni Niskanen while living in a small village in Ethiopia.


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

Family Life

He had four children: Dawit, Tsige, Yetnayet, and Teferia.

Associated With

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

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