IAAF Continental Cup: Genzebe Dibaba wins 3,000m

Genzebe Dibaba, winner of the 3000m at the IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014 (Getty Images) © Copyright Genzebe Dibaba, winner of the 3000m at the IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014 (Getty Images)Genzebe Dibaba, winner of the 3000m at the IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014 (Getty Images) © Copyright Genzebe Dibaba, winner of the 3000m at the IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014 (Getty Images)Genzebe Dibaba, winner of the 3000m at the IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014 (Getty Images) © Copyright
FINAL RESULTS
POS	ATHLETE	TEAM	COUNTRY	MARK
1	Genzebe DIBABA	Africa	ETHETH	8:57.53
2	Meraf BAHTA	Europe	SWESWE	8:58.48
3	Susan KUIJKEN	Europe	NEDNED	9:01.41 
WORLD RECORDS
COMPETITOR	MARK	NAT	VENUE	DATE
Junxia WANG	8:06.11	CHN CHN	Beijing	13 SEP 1993 
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Marrakesh, Morocco – After setting a pair of scintillating world indoor records earlier in the year, much was expected of Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) outdoors in 2014. With mixed results over the course of the summer, the 23-year-old didn’t quite live up to those lofty expectations which will likely make her confident runaway victory in the 3000m […]

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