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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Athlete
  • Birthday:  May 05, 1975
  • Accomplishments:  The Olympics
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Meb has a Bible verse on his website.

Meb Keflezighi won numerous awards for his long distance running speed before he made his first Olympic appearance in 2004. That year, he won a silver medal in the Men's marathon race. He continues to set personal records with running 26.2 miles in roughly two hours and nine minutes. According to Beliefnet blogger Chad Bonham, Keflezighi is a devoted Christian. The marathon runner's Web site has Philippians 4:13 on the front stating: "I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me!"

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