Ethiopian Legend Kenenisa Bekele Joins Forces with Anta

Ethiopian Legend Kenenisa Bekele Joins Forces with Anta

The three-time Olympic champion penned down a new contract with brand Anta, officially announced on October 13, 2023. This historic agreement outlines Bekele’s upcoming athletic endeavors, which include his participation in the Valencia Marathon in December and his fourth appearance at the 2024 Paris Olympics, setting the stage for a thrilling new chapter in his illustrious career.

As part of the partnership with Anta, it was announced that they aim to elevate long-distance running to new heights. Anta also expressed their commitment to optimizing the Kenenisa Resort and Sport Center, offering elite athletes improved training services and guarantees.

Kenenisa Bekele’s first challenge under his new stable will be the Valencia Marathon in December this year. Looking ahead, he is likely to face his former stable-mate Eliud Kipchoge at the Paris 2024 Olympics, setting the stage for an epic showdown between two of the greatest long-distance runners of our time.

At the age of 41, Bekele still holds the title of the world’s third-fastest man, showcasing his exceptional marathon time of 2:01:41, a record established during the 2019 Berlin Marathon. His collaboration with Anta heralds a fresh chapter in the legendary Ethiopian runner’s career, and enthusiasts worldwide are eagerly awaiting his forthcoming triumphs under this exciting new venture.

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