Tirunesh Dibaba returns to Reebok Boston Indoor Games
Boston, USA Ã¢â‚¬â€œ (December 15, 2009) – EthiopiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s double Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba will be among the headliners at the 2010 Reebok Boston Indoor Games on Saturday 6 February 2010.
The 15th edition of the meeting, the second stop in USA Track & FieldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Visa Championship Series, takes place at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College, Boston.
Dibaba, nicknamed the Ã¢â‚¬Å“baby face destroyerÃ¢â‚¬Â for her devastating finishing kick, is one of the sportÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most accomplished stars.Ã‚Â In addition to her three Olympic medals (Beijing 10,000m Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Gold, Beijing 5000m Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Gold, Athens 5000m Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Bronze), Dibaba owns eight World Championship titles in track and cross country from 2003 through 2008.Ã‚Â She did not compete at the Berlin World Championships due to a foot injury.Ã‚Â
Back to full health, Dibaba showcased her recent fitness with a World record performance* in her 15km Road Race debut last month in the Netherlands.Ã‚Â Her previous three World records have been at 5000m: the first two were set at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (2005, 2007), and the third, which still stands, was set outdoors in Oslo in 2008.