Haile Greatest

South Wales Evening Post has named Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia as one of the 8 greatest sportsmen of all time.

The newspaper said that the Ethiopian World and Olympic champion was unquestionably the greatest and most versatile distance runner in history.

The 8 athletes are:

  • Football: Pele (Brazil)
  • Boxing: Muhammad Ali (USA)
  • Rugby: Gareth Edwards (Wales)
  • Formula 1: Ayrton Senna (Brazil)
  • Athletics: Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia)
  • Golf: Jack Nicklaus (USA)
  • Skiing: Bode Miller (USA)
  • Basketball: Michael Jordan (USA)

Read more at: South Wales Post