BG.C. 700 SHIBRU GERESSU, was born the third child in a family of ten at Addis Ababa in 1944 (EC). He was educated at Dej. Wendverad Primary School and Haile Selassie I Secondary School. He plays all games and won second place in the discuss throw in the last athletics competition. His favourite recreations are reading, listening to pop music and riding. He hopes to be able to carry on with his studies, and would like to go overseas.