At the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, he’ll run his first race in more than 18 months, and as is so often the case with Bekele, no one knows what to expect. He might break the world record. He might drop out. That’s the beauty of watching him: he’s the Russian roulette of great runners.
The article makes the bold statement of "He’s likely the best there’s ever been." Undoubtedly Bekele knows to be seen as the best he needs to break Kipchoge's record. Berlin is the place to try.