Mamo Wolde



Age: 69


Summary: Ethiopian long-distance runner who became a hero in Ethiopia when he won the marathon in the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, Mexico but who spent most of the past nine years in prison for murder in the 1990's.



Cause of Death: Complications from bronchitis and liver problems


Born: June 12, 1932


Died: May 26, 2002


Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia