Y chromosome haplogroups of elite Ethiopian endurance runners

@article{Moran2004YCH,
  title={Y chromosome haplogroups of elite Ethiopian endurance runners},
  author={Colin N. Moran and Robert A Scott and Susan M. Adams and Samantha J. Warrington and Mark A. Jobling and Richard H Wilson and William Goodwin and Evelina Georgiades and Bezabhe Wolde and Yannis P. Pitsiladis},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={115},
  pages={492-497}
}
Favourable genetic endowment has been proposed as part of the explanation for the success of East African endurance athletes, but no evidence has yet been presented. The Y chromosome haplogroup distribution of elite Ethiopian athletes (n=62) was compared with that of the general Ethiopian population (n=95) and a control group from Arsi (a region producing a disproportionate number of athletes; n=85). Athletes belonged to three groups: marathon runners (M; n=23), 5–km to 10–km runners (5–10K; n… 
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