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Tokyo Olympic dreams boosted by marathon as Gebrselassie's hopes fade

By Duncan Mackay

Haile Gebrselassie_Tokyo_Marathon_February_26_2012February 26 - An estimated two million spectators turned out to watch 36,000 runners compete in the Tokyo Marathon today to help boost the Japanese capital's bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics on a day when the London 2012 dreams of Haile Gebrselassie appeared to fade.

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