Tirunesh Dibaba Sets 15Km World Record

Above: Ethiopia’s double Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba –
pictured here in 2006 photo – sets new 15km world record.

World Track: Track and Field Resource
Publish on Nov 15th, 2009

NIJMEGEN, Netherlands — Ethiopia’s double Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba improved the 15km world record on Sunday on her way to victory at the 26th edition of the Zevenheuvelenloop 15Km in Nijmegen. The 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic champion clocked 46min 28sec to better the previous mark of 46:55 which was set by Japan’s Kayoko Fukushi in Marugame on February 5, 2006. Read more.

VIDEO: Race + interview Tirunesh Dibaba in Nijmegen

Tirunesh Dibaba at Pre-race Pressconference


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