Ethiopia’s double Olympic champion Dibaba to run indoors in Birmingham

The Daily Mail Online
By Sportsmail Reporter
23rd December 2008

Double Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba will bid to regain her 3,000 metres indoor title at the Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham on February 21.

Dibaba, 23, won the 5,000m and 10,000m in Beijing and now intends to embark on a
serious indoor career.

In a magnificent career, Dibaba won the 5,000 metres title at the 2003 World Championship in Paris, and claimed the 5,000m and 10,000m double at the World Championship two years later in Helsinki.

She then successfuly defended her world 10,000 title in Osaka last year.

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1 Response to “Ethiopia’s double Olympic champion Dibaba to run indoors in Birmingham”


  1. 1 fikirte Dec 23rd, 2008 at 6:19 pm

    For sure, she will be the first. It’s obvious the fastest woman in long distance on the planet is Dibaba.

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