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Running Time: 89 mins.
Genre: Biopic, Historical, Sports

Cast:
Rasselas Lakew
Dag Malmberg
Ruta Gedmintas
Abba Waka Dessalegn

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Summary:
Chronicles Abebe Bikila's life and career, from his triumph at the 1960 Rome Olympics where he became the first African to win a gold medal, to the severe car accident that left him a paraplegic but still able to compete in archery at the Paralympics, and later in a cross-country ski race in Norway.